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Who’s Your Best Friend?

We’ve done this a few times in the past with fathers and, interestingly enough, ourselves. But let’s talk about friends! This one is going to be fun. Okay, I’ll go first.

I have been blessed with a trio of best friends. I’ve known them all for about seven years, and they are nothing short of gifts from God. We all met in grad school. I met Melissa first through mutual friends when she was looking for a roommate. Then she became friends with Karen who quickly became my friend as well. Then, Melissa married an equally awesome guy named Chester. Ever since, through good and bad times, living around the corner or living hundreds of miles away, we’ve been the best of buds.


Chester and Melissa are an endless source of inspiration and creativity. They are fiercely loyal and loving. Karen is my confidante. She sees all my crazy and still loves me all the same.

Altogether, I’ve got the trifecta of friendship.  I don’t know much about soulmates. But I have the feeling God split mine into three and sent them all to me at the same time.

Now, it’s your turn. Brag about your best friend. Tell me how long you’ve been friends and what makes him or her so special.

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  • chess

    It sounds like you have some very lucky buds :)

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Angela M. Carter

    I have two friends that I have known for over 20 yrs. Darlene and Kathy have helped me through difficult times as well as been there during good times. We have helped each other during wedding plans. We have kept each other from hurting those who have hurt us. A friend is one (or two) that can tell you the truth about yourself and others as they see it.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment debra

    I just wanted to share my two best friends with you , I was very blessed to have had two best of the best friends that GOD put on this earth. I feel kind of funny because I always thought that you had to go out and find them , but I was wrong so wrong. My two best friends were my mom and my sister, now don’t get me wrong – my mom put her foot on my kneck when eveer needed be to keep me in line , she was my mom first and my friend second and my sister wasn’t shy about holding any punches either.I just wish that I could really let them know exactly how I felt about them. Sometimes I feel so lonely its like I have a giant void in my heart , the laughs ,talks and the serious conversations were always up lifting some- times we would just call each other just to talk about something funny we seen or heard or maybe even thouhgt of, my mom would talk about stories from when she was a teenager and it would have have you laughing for hours on end.I sometimes think back when my mom use to scratch my hair and it would put me to sleep (yes even at the age of 38 )I miss that so much my sister use call me like 9 times aday leaving messages or text- no telling how much her mom talked , I wish they were here now , it has been 2years since they went home to be in the LORDS house and although I know they aren’t inpain anymore it wasn’t enough time. So yes you are lucky if you are able to have one – blessed if you have two -anointed if you have three, but I was had two that were heaven sent to me special in two ways. thank you LORD for mine…..

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Human Being

    Brag about my best friend…?
    I don’t have one.

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Maxune

    I actually have two BFF. We have all known each other since we were pre schoolers and we are all in our 70s!!! One, Theresa,and I still live in the same neighborhood,actually we still live in our same houses. Connie has moved about 35 miles away but we still keep very much in touch. We have been through many ups and downs with each other. Those two are God`s gift to me.

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Linda

    Patti and I have been friends for about 40 years. She has always been there. We live hundreds of miles apart but she calls me to see how things are and let me know how she is. If she is upset she calls, if she is happy she calls. She calls just to keep in touch. She never forgets my birthday, she sends cards. She is unable to help me now due to her situation. But I can call her if I need to just talk. I wish she had a computer so I could talk to her every day. We use to live closer so it was easier, but I know she is there. Even when I was going through stuff and wasn’t always the nicest to her, she just brushed it off and never retaliated. Through thick or thin she has been my friend. We call each other Sister.

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Ginna

    My BFF is a woman I’ve known for for over 40 years. Sherry is one of the best people I know; she has a kind spirit,a generous heart and not a deceitful or mean bone in her body. I can always count on her to cheer me on, support me, listen to me without judgement. She is always honest with me, telling me exactly what she thinks even if we might not agree. She makes me want to be a better person, and she is the one that taught me its ok to say “I love you” to a friend.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Michele

    My very best childhood friend passed away this year leaving an incredible void… No matter how much time passed we always picked up where we left off. We have been friends for around 35 years… And we had one arguement/disagreement during that and we always remedied any disagreement quickly. It is the kind of friendship everyone should have. We were friends through childhood, teen rebellion and into our parenting years…I miss her and never thought she would die young. We were going to be those funny old ladie’s together… I do have my 3 daughters who are not just daughters but 3 of my best friends! Every Mom needs a best girlfriend – for me, my sisters have played a friendship part as well. I hope that I will find someone to fill the void of the loss of my friend. Although no one can ever replace her!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment kathy muniz

    I met Tonda in college doing our pre requisites for nursing school. We had so much in common we were married to gemini men our daughters were born 1 month apart our kids were 15 mos when we became study partners. Now our daughters have turned 30. We have never worked together, but we share our joys and go to each other for advice, in areas of social (husbands) and professionally dealing with difficult bosses, and through our children’s sucesses and stumbles. I have moved 78 miles away but we talk several times a week. Yearly we get together for our beach vacation, we end up spending most of the time just relaxed, talking, just being together is the best medicine. She is my calm center and I respect her advice. I thank God is she is in my life.

  • http://none james

    your best friend is your are your own God.the bible John that
    whenever you are hated ,they hated God,almighty,two, three people can spoil a place, organisation,church or a nation.
    think of the rest,so tell some one when he the wrong in the right way

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