By Donna Jackson on March 26, 2019
More than thirty years ago, I met a young, red-faced girl in tears from the trauma she had just experienced. My heart immediately went out to her as I held her close and wiped her tears. I wasn’t so sure I knew enough to help her through the tough times, but I so looked forward […]
By Donna Jackson on March 12, 2019
Are you the kind of friend who can be counted on when your friend’s life turns sideways? Do you have friends who used to burn brightly, but a tidal wave of circumstances has reduced their flame to a flicker? Maybe it’s your flame that’s been doused. Do you need some reminding? If so, let me be your friend for a moment.
By Donna Jackson on March 5, 2019
I blew it with a friend several days ago. I know better than to speak when I’m tired, or frustrated, or heaven forbid, both! But I did it anyway. I was not kind. She knew she’d done nothing to provoke such a response, so my words pierced her heart. Finally realizing how much I hurt […]
By Donna Jackson on November 13, 2012
One of my dear friends celebrates her birthday today. Being one year and one week younger gives her plenty of room to poke fun. Our birthday “season” got me thinking about how blessed I am to have friends who love me and add color to my life. Good friends encourage us to be better and […]