Posts tagged friendship
Check out this news story from “across the pond:” Friendship & Other Weapons is featured in an article in the Irish Independent newspaper!
“Do not forget small kindnesses and do not remember small faults.”–Chinese Proverb.
15 months ago, a dear friend of mine–one of those fun, witty, down-to-earth, all around easy to love ladies–was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer. She has three awesome kids, close in age to my own, and a will to live like you can’t believe. I am talking serious, cry-just-thinking-about-it bravery and grace and poise and wisdom. God, I am so lucky to know her.
In updating her friends on her treatment, progress, and setbacks since her diagnosis, she has written the most beautiful, inspirational, and honest accounts. I keep every single one.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I asked her if I could share one of her most recent e-mails. She, of course, allowed (more…)
Some days, I troll around on Facebook browsing at the silly, fun goings-on in the lives of my friends. Other days, I stumble upon the most interesting, powerful links. Today was a lucky day–one that makes me ask: with all of my work around girl bullying, how did I not know about this group?? Please check out the Kind Campaign and their incredible documentary film, Finding Kind: