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The Last Journey

I don't have words to write this week.  My heart aches at the loss of a close friend.  Of all the people in the world, our friends are the ones who selected us and we them.  Family is blood and genes, but friends are soul and spirit.  For most of us, there are only a "few" real friends.  While Facebook may tell you you have hundreds of friends, you know better.  There are only a few who walk with you in this journey of life...and only a few who you really want to walk alongside...and only a few who will last a lifetime.  When their life has ended, we cannot help but feel a part of us has been taken too.  
Like before, he has gone on before me and I await the day I will join him.  

"All their life in this world and all their adventures had only been the cover and the title page: now, at last, they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on forever: in which every chapter is better than the one before."   

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Linda said…
I am so sorry for your loss, Elliott. Losing a close friend is so very difficult. I lost my lifelong friend a few years ago. I feel like a part of me went with her. We were close friends for over 47 years. I loved her like a sister. I miss our talks and laughter. She was a believer and I know I will see her again one day.

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