I want to introduce my Facebook friend, Lucille Dorothy.
I met Lucille several years ago on Facebook through a mutual friend.
It's amazing to me how such strong friendships can be formed over the Internet.
We've shared our trials, tribulations, sorrow and happiness.
I'm hoping one day to meet her face-to-face.
It wasn't until later that I discovered she was a talented writer. After much encouragement to share her writing, I'd like to introduce her today as my guest Du Jour on my blog.
Thank you for sharing, Lucille!
"Do you have a boyfriend?"
"I have many, many men friends and women friends."
"My question is are you in a relationship with someone?"
"I am in many relationships at a time with someone."
"Are you with one person?"
"Usually I am, unless my friends decide to go out together"
"I mean...is there one person you choose to be with?"
"There are many persons I choose to be with."
"Is there one person you choose to wake up with?"
"Is there one person you want to be there to support you?"
"Is there one person that makes you happy?"
"Is there one person who knows your heart?"
"Is there a person you want to be there when you cry, a person you trust?"
"That is a hard one."
"Sometimes you learn that trust is put in the hands of those that had an agenda...they were only
around when it worked for them."
"So you don't trust anyone?"
"No, I trust those that never left. The ones that would come in the middle of the night. The ones that would not ever refuse a request because they know I would not ask if there was not a good reason."
"Are there many of those in your life?"
"Enough, but I know not to abuse it because as much as they love me, I love them."
"What do you mean 'we'?"
"We tend to take advantage and forget most difficulties we can handle if we reach inside for the strength."
"Where does your strength come from?"
"The knowledge that they are there."
"Why do you know they would be there?"
"Because they love the same God I do, and he will never forsake me or them."
"I don't understand."
"It's a heart thing of hope and faith. It's built on trust."
"What is trust?"
"The unanswered gift of grace only given when you believe."
"Believe in what?"
"That is an answer you must find for yourself."