Every faculty you have, your power of thinking or of moving your limbs from moment to moment, is given you by God. If you devoted every moment of your whole life exclusively to His service, you could not give Him anything that was not in a sense His own already. |C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity|
“There is no safe investment.
To love at all is to be vulnerable.”
C.S. Lewis; The Four Loves
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I am so happy to share the last of this very short “chapter on appreciation” posts. Although, friendship may come and go. I am grateful for the learning experience and respecting what friendship truly is. The understanding of how important relationships work. I’m not stating a relationship is defined by dating, but the value of how a relationship is with our family and our friendships. I have learned, recently; you should never be defined by who you are with, but who you are as a person. How you treat others and, most importantly, yourself.
“We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.” |Fyodor Dostoevsky|
When I see leaves changing color, I immediately think of the lyrics: