Now I don't know about you, but I have never lifted, let alone been gifted and had in my possession, an entire Vegan Treats (Peanut Butter Bomb) cake; it is of impressive heft! Ah, the weight of
Besides being a most generous bearer of vegan goodies, my friend is also an all-around swell gal. What else would you expect of someone who knows that the best gift is one that is edible? Fiercely independent, capable, and honest; I have relied on her level-headed forthrightness at many important junctures in my life- relating to employment, relationships, and inconsolable loss. Her support and advice are invaluable; she is both the friend you can laugh with over
During the course of our conversation today, I was introduced to the Almsgiving tradition associated with Lent, wherein one "gives something up" and puts something positive in its place. Even though I am a wholly non-religious person, this idea really resonated with me; while I might not entirely understand the concept of many religious practices, I can certainly see the positivity incorporating this idea into your life could cultivate: perhaps just by taking extra time out of each day for a simple act of friendship, no matter how small. Isn't it nice when those closest to us manage to so easily make us better people without even trying?
|behold: a humongoid act of friendship|
Now I know I've said before that vegan friends are the best, but with non-vegan friends like this, I do believe it is a toss-up. This one, in particular, is the (Peanut Butter) bomb. So, a heart-felt thank you, friend, for this, for sharing some of my "crazy", and for all of the other ways you've shown your friendship over the years!