Friday, September 11, 2009

Friends forever

It is good to meet with a friend from time to time and have a chat about this and that. It is quite different to sit somewhere next to each other, having a delicious rice ice-cream and discussing life issues, than just writing e-mails every day.We were colleagues at the University, but she had never finished it. She got married, had children, had a life. I met her a few years ago in a venue where we held one of our events. I guess that then our real friendship has begun. Today she is my best friend and I am hers. We have so much in common, but live totally different lives. I am often alone, she always has a company. She won't judge me, but rather offer me a helping hand, a good advice and a shoulder to cry on. Not everyone I call a friend can do this, not everyone is always there for me. I understand that her family is first, because if I had one, I would think the same. In these hard times she is the only person I can spend time with, being totally relaxed and enjoying her company. Always.Older we get, more precious old friends are. Those who were with us once upon a time. Today we can laugh at those events that we used to cry over when we were young. We keep finding out that we have become more at ease at our age, caring less for the things that were important to our parents. We are trying to find our own way in this life, realizing that it is a good one. We are on the right path. At least it seems so at this very moment.

Life is good. In spite of these turbulent and painful times. Because of the people who are there for me. Always.

8 comments:

Feronia said...

She really seems to encapsulate all that one hopes for in a friend, Pina - you're lucky :)

Pina said...

I am really lucky. I am also lucky to have such blog friends like you are, Emily. :) You are always so supportive! I hope to meet you one day in real. :)

Anonymous said...

Your photos are always so lovely. It makes life here seem so bland!
Have a wonderful weekend!

Pina said...

Oh, I choose nice photos, so I guess this life is no different than that one over there at your part of the world. :)
Lovely weekend to you, too.

kačja pastirica said...

Nekateri nikoli nimajo sreče, da bi našli take prijatelje, zato se trdno oklepaj tega, kar imaš.

female symphony said...

You're luck to have a friend like her. I used to be always like her for my bestfriend. We're like twins. We always together for better or worse. Life with a friend like her should be beautiful..

Feronia said...

I have met some lovely friends here in Blogland too, Pina - yourself very much included. I hope we meet one day too! :)

paperseed said...

Yes, truly good friends are priceless. Much of my life I've let opportunities to expand friendships fall through my fingers, but now, as I get older, I realize how important it is to actively cultivate those relationships. Good post.