I received this personal note from a wonderful friend from Church that I so look forward to seeing every week. Granted we don’t hang out, but I still consider him a dear friend. Most heterosexual men don’t walk up to a Gay man every week and give him a hug. But this friend does. Even better then that, I am actually old enough to be his father. And since I don’t have or never really could have had kids, it kind of makes his friendship so much more meaningful. Most of the college kids, really can’t or don’t want to relate us old folks. Hey I get it.. I was the same way.
My friend not only heard my story in church, but had also taken a 5 week group session with me and others from church, where we all had to share our emotions and thoughts on each of our individual brokeness.
I skipped church today due to feeling a little down this week about my issue with anger, and my partner brought this letter home to me from this friend. I so needed this today. And Honestly, don’t we all need this once in a while? There is nothing better then a handwritten note. They mean so much more than just a random email or letter typed from an impersonal keyboard, or worst of all, never at all. Continue reading