I have the best best friend in the entire world. She wrote this. For me.
And I am dumbstruck. In the best sense.
My week last week was quite...dour...as you all know. As Shakespeare would say: "When sorrows come, they come not in single spies, but in battalions." It seemed to me, from my limited world view, that my battalions of sorrows kept growing and expanding - much like the Nothing from The Neverending Story. Or the giant ball in Katamari Damacy, eating up everything it runs over.
(Katamari Damacy is a really fun video game, btw...check it out. Yeah. I'm a Nerd.)
This week, however, is the exact opposite. I have been showered with love in an out-pouring that I haven't quite experienced, until now. I am so entirely full of gratitude and humility and love. I recognize that I am so completely blessed by the people in my life, by the kindness and generosity, by the grace and brilliance that I am showered with on a daily basis - even from miles and miles away.
And for you, my beautiful best friend, I have this to say: