Oh the comfort…

After spending this morning  morning with a wonderful friend,  and talking about alot of things,  this quote came to mind that  I had on a plaque in my room as a child.  I could only remember the context, so I tracked it down and here it is..

Oh, the comfort –
The inexpressible comfort of feeling
safe with a person,
Having neither to weight thoughts,
Nor measure words – but pouring them
All right out – just as they are –
Certain that a faithful hand will
Take and sift them –
Keep was is worth keeping –
and with the breath of kindness
Blow the rest away
Dinah Maria Craik (1826-1887) 

 (Taken from her novel, A Life for a Life, published in 1859)

It certainly is a comfort to have friends you can pour out your soul too – and not have to ‘worry’ about things that you probably shouldn’t have said, or maybe how you said something.   So thank-you my wonderful friend for a great chat this morning and those yummy muffins!

One thought on “Oh the comfort…

  1. Love you Lisa! Thanks for the chat, the ability to let it all hang out. Such a lovely and precious friendship! Nice to see you after our busy Christmas season!!!

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