Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Sisters and Friends

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. "

(six sisters=six friends)
"Help one another, is part of the religion of sisterhood."
 ~Louisa May Alcott

(six sisters=six friends)

(I saved a few of these vintage photos but didn't note where they came from.
I think on Flickr...if they belong to you, let me know and I'll give credit due!)

"A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life."

(My five sisters and me....I'm second from the left.)

"Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can  supply..."   ~Jane Austen

(My precious Mother and all her girls...my sisters and sisters-in-law,
and Claira!.)

"Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other."

(I was so blessed to be asked to paint this sign for one of my

I was blessed to be born in a large family, with five sisters and three brothers, there were nine children.  We moved quite a bit while growing up, but no matter where we lived on the West Coast, I my friends always moved with me!  Then when my brothers got married, one by one, three more precious and special sisters were added to my life. In addition to my family, I count so many other girls/ladies as my "sisters", my "sisters in Christ".  You know who you are, right?  I love you all!

A friend can be a "sista", too, you know!

Blessings, and hug a sister today!         ~Heidi

Some of the quotes I used came from The Quote Garden.


Amy said...

Thanks for the inspiration, Sister!

Crafting by Candlelight

Scrap for Joy said...

You all have an unmistakable smile and I see where it's from...your Mama! Beautiful girls...you're so fortunate to have 5 sisters and 3 sisters-in-love. I have only one sister (no brothers) but I love her a bunch. And my sisters in my heart?...you're one of those my dear friend! Kindred Spirits are we!
Blessings to you today Heidi~

Anonymous said...

So glad you're my sister!

koralee said...

You are blessed to have so many sisters! Hugs.

Deb Saviano said...

Your positive blogs make others Smile.
You can see the positive energy in your own smile
Thanks for sharing...hugs!