“Let’s be women who no longer compare and compete, but celebrate and complete our friendships…with the unique offering we bring.” Renee Swope
On a sun drenched Saturday, us girls gather at Jen’s house, each bringing a glass or porcelain plate. On Jen’s driveway, we take turns dropping our plate. When each one shatters, we walk around and pick up a few of each other’s shards to add to a few of our own.
Because that’s what good friends do, become safe places to break wide open and share the shards of the mess.
We take each other’s broken plate pieces and place them in heart-shaped molded plaster. When we are satisfied with our individual mosaics, we work grout in between the shards.
Because this is what the best kind of friends do, they hold onto each other’s broken parts and encourage Christ’s love to enter all the in between places.
Sometimes I’ve done this well and other times not so much.
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