It's much more important to listen with the mind,
the eyes, the body, and the heart.
Unless you truly want to understand the other person,
you'll never be able to listen.
does not consist in gazing at each other
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
As time goes by, our friendship days
Hold memories to recall,
We learn to value each day's joys,
We treasure them, one and all.
We know the strength a friend can bring,
Through happy times or tears,
And life becomes more enriching
In friendship's inspiring years.
Our friendships like a mirror shine,
Reflecting our trust and love.
Those dear, remembered, keepsake days -
Life's precious gifts from God above.
~Elizabeth Weaver Winstead~
or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs,
not only of goodness of heart,
but of strength of mind.