Thursday, February 18, 2010

Pulling the weeds.....

We all go through situations in our life when we really need our friends & family. Luckily, for the most part we've surrounded ourselves by true and loyal friends. Not that I needed a tragic event to happen in my life to make me realize how much I love and depend on my family and friends, but it's always times like this that snap you back to reality and make you appreciate the people who you sometimes take for granted. Makes you realize what's important and what's not. Makes you realize who's worth your time, and who's not....

After Derrick died, all of the support that has been offered to me by my community, old friends, good friends, true friends, new friends, bloggy friends and my family has been overwhelming and I feel so lucky to have so many amazing people around me. Through all of this I have also learned that it's time for a little weeding. It's time to weed out the people that I don't really need in my life, the ones who turn their backs when times get tough and the ones who kick me when I'm down. By doing this it leaves me with more time, energy, and love to share with the people who really deserve it and have shown me the same. All I need are the people who've touched my heart, those who care for me as I care for them, those I can be myself around, act crazy, loud and make stupid choices and always been forgiven, those I instantly remember in ten years because they are in my heart and not just my mind.... those who have had the ability to change me, even if they haven't. YOU will all be etched in my memories forever. The WEEDS have been pulled and dumped.... Sometimes you don't know you have weeds that need to be pulled.... but the sooner you figure it out the better off you'll be.

5 comments:

  1. I just had to do this in my own life and although at the time it was "tough" it has brought major peace into my life. I now have a deeper understanding of friendship and it has also shown me the kind of friend I want to be to others.

    I hope in time you will feel peace and healing and know that you have my support and friendship if you need it:)

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  2. I have been thinking about you since reading your previous post. My prayers are with you during your time of healing.

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  3. Such a hard thing to do, but so necessary! Thinking of you always, hope you got my email. Love you girl - LORI

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  4. How are you doing? Praying God's hand upon you and that He speaks the words that will bring peace to your spirit.

    (((hug)))

    Kimmie
    mama to 8
    one homemade and 6 1/2 adopted

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