In 24 hours…

A friend drops off red-ripe tomatoes and a half-dozen ears of Silver Queen corn at the backdoor.

Four friends gather with a slice of homemade coffee cake in hand to discuss writing, struggles, and victories.

A friend from far away texts to say she’s praying for me.

Friends from the past reunite for an evening of music, catching up, and a ton of laughter.

My very best friend (hubby, Brian) cheers me on like no one else can.

Reading this article on friendship simply confirmed my take on friendships: They’re essential and one of God’s greatest blessings.

I truly thank God for each one.