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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Girls Need Girls

I originally titled today's article on Boundless "5 Friends Every Woman Needs." As I've gotten older, I've come to realize the importance and blessing of having godly female friends.

Female friendships have been celebrated throughout time. Anne had her bosom friend Diana. Elizabeth Bennett had her sister Jane. And DJ Tanner had Kimmie Gibbler.

One of a young girl's first desires is to have a "best friend" — someone who is like her, who shares her dreams, who keeps her secrets. A boy just won't do. When I was 8, my best friend Julie and I spent hours playing house, making strange crafts out of paper towel rolls and staying up late giggling at sleepovers.

The days of childhood sleepovers are gone, but I still crave the feminine connection — a sister and friend to be my advocate, support me in doing the right thing and remind me where my true beauty lies.

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At 12:04 PM, Blogger Becky said...

Suzanne, I think that might be my most favorite article you've written.

I'm SO thankful for your friendship in my life. My life would not be the same without it.

At 2:42 PM, Blogger Suzanne said...

Thanks, Bek! If I could have included another type of friend it would have been the "Walker." Ha! :) I love our walks and talks, and I'm really thankful for your friendship (and Havana's), too!

At 3:15 PM, Blogger Ashleigh said...

Really, really liked this article, Suzanne! I think it's an important one.


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