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Encouraging Friend or Unsolicited Advice-Giving Jerk?
Posted By Ron On July 7, 2009 @ 7:00 AM In Leadership,Life,Personal Development,Relationships | Comments Disabled
When Julie lost her husband to cancer, one of her best friends  from high school came over to visit.
Liz could hardly choke out the words as she tightly hugged her dear friend. “Julie,” she whispered in her ear, “I am so sorry this happened, what can I do to help you?”
Julie couldn’t say anything right away. She just needed the hug because she felt like her legs couldn’t support her at that moment. “Thanks,” she sobbed, “I’m going to be okay, I just need some time. I’m … I’m so thankful I was able to tell him goodbye and I’m so thankful you’re here with me now.”
“I’m always going to be here for you,” she spoke so gently. “Anything you need and I’ll be here. Anything.”