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Thought for the day June 5th, 2000

05 Jun 00 - 07:49 AM (#238359)
Subject: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: keltcgrasshoppper

" Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only bt this meeting that a new world is born." Anais Nin.....KGH. I read this today and it made me think of this spot........


05 Jun 00 - 07:50 AM (#238360)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: keltcgrasshoppper

That should be "only BY this meeting"....damn....KGH


05 Jun 00 - 09:12 AM (#238369)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: Little Neophyte

Good thought KGH
For me I tend to see it as each friend represents a mirror for me in which I discover all kinds of things about myself. Some of the things I see, I like. There are other things I see that I would like to change. And then there are qualities I discover about myself through my friends that I forgot I possessed.
I always feel grateful to the friends that come my way, for they become some of my greatest teachers.

Bonnie


05 Jun 00 - 09:57 AM (#238379)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: TerriM

I read somewhere that most people make NO new friends after the age of about 30....the researchers haven't been here have they?


05 Jun 00 - 10:08 AM (#238384)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: catspaw49

I think they're nuts Terri......not just here, but I didn't meet Karen til I was 36 and she is not only my wife but my best friend. Additionally. several of the people who have become my closest friends, I didn't meet til after 30.

On your thought Hops.......I have always found the diversity of my friends interesting. If I look at the 4 men who have been my truest friends, regardless of time, they weren't/aren't good friends with each other. They are only linked through me. I don't know how to explain that except that each was/is quite close to me, but fills a different niche. Perhaps I fill the same role for them. They all are friendly with each other, but have no relationship outside of through me. I suspect this is the case for many of us. If I look at them, the same is true of their other friends and myself.

Spaw


05 Jun 00 - 11:23 AM (#238404)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: Mbo

Thanks, KGH, I testify to that with all that I am.

--Mbo


05 Jun 00 - 12:48 PM (#238435)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: McGrath of Harlow

You could say the same about enemies. It's a great feeling sometimes when you identify the people you are up against in some righteous struggle.

I've sometimes thought that what clinches a friendship quickest is when you find you share a common enemy or a hatred for the same things. It's what God made Barry Manilow for, for example.


05 Jun 00 - 11:40 PM (#238707)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: Brendy

Couldn't agree more, Kevin.

B.


05 Jun 00 - 11:58 PM (#238721)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: catspaw49

I dunno guys........I was thinking more like Neil Young.

Spaw


06 Jun 00 - 12:00 AM (#238725)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: Brendy

Do you mean you think more like Neil Young, or you were just thinking more like Neil Young? *BG*

B.


06 Jun 00 - 12:34 AM (#238746)
Subject: RE: Thought for the day June 5th, 2000
From: catspaw49

Damn Brendy, I don't know. Since I'm not considering taking a bath right now, it could be both.

Spaw