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Friendship MFT Jan3

Friendship, it is such a beautiful gift. There are those friends that you may not see frequently but you are bound to them the same as blood relations.

Last month I was blessed to celebrate the wedding of two dear people that are like family to me. They are part of my “Ranch Family”. Over the years, I spent in Mexico various staff came and went. Some stayed for 9 months and others for many years. Others only visited but were a part of my family none the same.

We have and continue to go through thick and thin together. We know one another’s struggles, joys, and triumphs. Once we lived within a few hundred yards of each other, now we are scattered throughout Mexico and the States.

I enjoy every wedding I attend or an a part of but this one, this one was special, it was like coming home. It was that feeling of “these are my people”, “my tribe”.  It’s true that we could survive without one another but it would be bleak and

It’s true that we could survive without one another but it would be bleak, and lonely existence where we each out barely be holding on to life by a thin thread. God knew what he was doing when we placed us in each other’s lives, in doing so he gave us such a precious gift.

Favourite Reads

Cinnamon Dandelion Tea with Milk and Honey @ The Nourishing Gourmet

Favourite Tunes/Podcasts

Get Inspired for Lent @ Fountains of Carrots

A Neighbor’s Table @ The Art of Simple

About Katie Mae Stanley

Katie Mae Stanley is the writer at Nourishing Simplicity, where the focus is on nourishing foods, herbal remedies, simple living and faith. Ethnic and Mid-west foods are always a favorite in her kitchen and on her blog. She is also the author of the book Steeped: Simple Nourishing Teas and Treats. Katie Mae spent 10 years as a missionary dorm "mama" for a gaggle (almost 40) of amazing deaf girls at a school for the deaf in Baja California, Mexico. Now she finds herself state side ready to embrace God's next adventure. A cup of tea or coffee and a bit of dark chocolate make an appearance at some point in any given day. You can connect with the Nourishing Simplicity community on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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