My dear and treasured friend
I am so glad I found you
Our friendship is a gift we share
We can talk about everything
I can be myself around you
I feel safe in your love and care
It’s such a pleasure and a joy
To have a friend like you.
You always care, you’re always there
Because you are my friend
My life is enriched in so many ways
You are like a ray of sunshine
you lift me up even on my worst of days
You are my light, my shelter
From life’s frequent storms
There are times whenever my life feels empty,
when I feel so out of whack.
I thank God for your special friendship
Because I know you’ve got my back.
When my spirit falls and I feel down and blue
When I look around for comfort
You are the one that quickly jumps to mind
You are the one who always supports me
And whose words are always kind
You always make my mood feel lighter
You help beat my troubles back
You always seem to know just what to do
To get my spirit back on track
You know what I’m talking about
You have been through some big things, too
Yet, you cheer me when I am happy
You comfort me when I am blue
We have shared so much of our lives
Our joys and also our pain
Through fun and fears, play and tears
We have helped each other heal and grow
Without you as my friend
Life just would not be the same!
I have learned so much from you
You help me see old things in new ways
Sometimes I wonder if you are aware
of the joy you have brought into my life
I’m a better person for knowing you
so much so that everyone I interact with
is touched by your good effect on me
You relax me, you refresh me, you renew me.
Your bounteous heart envelops me
in joy, love and peace
Your giving does not go unnoticed
I’d be lost without you, my friend
You mean so much to me
More than I can ever express!
I just hope that I have given you
As much joy and happiness
As you have given to me
I prize our time together
More than you will ever know
You are joy without end
And I’m so very privileged
To call you my friend
May your life be filled
With wonderful blessings
Just as my life has been blessed
By having you as my friend.
I’ll cherish you my whole life through
My dear and treasured friend.
Everyone knows about the power of friends.
When people have friends they don’t stand alone
Friends are always there to help when you face the unknown. Friends give you the courage to face problems untold.
I started writing this a while back to give to my best friend in the world just to let her know what it has meant to me to have her in my life. She passed away in 2009 before it was finished. Even though she will never get the chance to read it I felt like I needed to finish it. This is for you My friend, My Sister at Heart!!!
Maddie: You are dearly missed. I will always keep you in my heart, my dearest friend!!