I've been thinking about it lately. Particularly after spending a weekend with my sisters-in-law, bearing our souls to one another, sharing our darkest doubts and heartaches and trials with each other. Things which one does not share in the light of day, but in front of the fire place, when the rest of the world is sleeping.
And one thing keeps invading my brain. A quote from Marjorie Pay Hinckley:
We need each other. Oh, how we need each other. Those of us who are old need you who are young, and hopefully, you who are young need some of us who are old...We need deep and satisfying and loyal friendships with each other. These friendships are a necessary source of sustenance.And all of a sudden the truth of these words is overwhelming. And breathtaking all at once. I read the words of these women, these bloggers who I count among my friends, and am reminded that we do need each other. Even just to offer words of comfort, reassurance and even just a simple: "Me too." And I can't close the page without leaving my love for them. Because even though they might need me, I need them just as much.