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Sisters

This is about women and sisterhood.. It could even be about us World Pulsers! A good friend sent it to me. I have no idea who wrote it or where it came from. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Noreen

‘SISTERS'

A young wife sat on a sofa on a hot humid day,
drinking iced tea and visiting with her Mother. As
they talked about life, about marriage, about the
responsibilities of life and the obligations of
adulthood, the mother clinked the ice cubes in her
glass thoughtfully and turned a clear, sober glance
upon her daughter. "Don't forget your Sisters," she
advised, swirling the tea leaves to the bottom of her
glass. "They'll be more important as you get older. No
matter how much you love your husband, no matter how
much you love the children you may have, you are
still going to need Sisters. Remember to go places
with them now and then; do things with them. "Remember
that 'Sisters' means ALL the
women... your girlfriends, your daughters, and all
your other women relatives too. "You'll need other
women. Women always do."

'What a funny piece of advice!' the young woman
thought. 'Haven't I just gotten married? Haven't I
just joined the couple-world? I'm now a married woman,
for goodness sake! A grownup! Surely my husband and
the family we may start will be all I need to make my
life worthwhile!'

But she listened to her Mother. She kept contact with
her Sisters and made more women friends each year. As
the years tumbled by, one after another, she gradually
came to understand that her Mom really knew what she
was talking about. As time and nature work their
changes and their mysteries upon a woman, Sisters are
the mainstays of her life.

After more than 50 years of living in this world, here
is what she learned:

THIS SAYS IT ALL:

Time passes.
Life happens.
Distance separates.
Children grow up.
Jobs come and go.
Love waxes and wanes.
Men don't do what they're supposed to do.
Hearts break.
Parents die.
Colleagues forget favors.
Careers end.
BUT.........

Sisters are there, no matter how much time and how
many miles are between you.

A girlfriend is never farther away than needing her
can reach.

When you have to walk that lonesome valley and you
have to walk it by yourself, the women in your life
will be on the valley's rim, cheering you on, praying
for you, pulling for you, intervening on your behalf,
and waiting with open arms at the valley's end.

Sometimes, they will even break the rules and walk
beside you.

Or come in and carry you out.

Girlfriends, daughters, granddaughters,
daughters-in-law, sisters, sisters-in-law, Mothers,
Grandmothers, aunties, nieces, cousins, and extended
family, all bless our life!

The world wouldn't be the same without women, and
neither would I.

When we began this adventure called womanhood, we had
no idea of the incredible joys or sorrows that lay
ahead.

Nor did we know how much we would need each other.
Every day, we need each other still.

Comments

alia's picture

thanks for this stroy Noreens

thanks for this stroy Noreens i really enjoyed it , i need all women to be next to me too

aimeeknight's picture

I love this! Thank you,

I love this! Thank you, sharing with my 'sisters'!

"One shoe can change a life" ~ Cinderella

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