Sunday, February 27, 2011


So you remember some of the verse I posted (I think) yesterday?  I just realized that I didn't put a reference down with them.  In case you were wondering, they're from Ecclesiastes 4:12 (and I definitely almost typed Ephesians instead of Ecclesiastes...oy...).  Well guess what the sermon was on today at church.

Yep, it was on that verse and the verses around it and the need for and power of companionship.

You think God's trying to tell me something?

I'm not one of those people who has a million and one close friends.  I have people I consider friends from tours, people I grew up with and family friends, but often I don't consider them to be my closest friends.  That title is reserved for a select few.  All of whom, I realized as I was listening to the sermon, live in Michigan. And I live in Indiana.  Which can make it difficult, because I don't have really any close friends down here.  I love my Michigan friends, but sometimes I need someone down here.

And I've been lax.

I haven't been super good at cultivating friendships down here.  Relationships that I need to survive.

I can make excuses that I'm an introvert and it's difficult for me to make friends.  Which is true, but it's not a good excuse.  It is more difficult for me to make friends than my sister who's an outgoing extrovert.  But it's something I have to do.  I have to step out of my comfort zone.

So, anyone looking for a new friend in Indiana? Because it looks like I need some.


elisabeth said...

Pick me!! Pick me!! =)

I'm an extrovert and I still can't make friends in so many situations. In fact, I didn't have a close group of friends until recently. They are amazing, and I'd love to share them with you!

elisabeth said...

Pick me, pick me!!!

I understand the difficulty of making friends even though most would consider me an extrovert. The more pressure I have to say the right thing, the more likely I'm to say something 0h-so-wrong. In fact, the friends I have now are probably the best I have ever had. They are awesome, and I'd love to share them with you!