July 15, 2009 at 2:49 pm (present)

Sometimes all it takes is the right person and the right words of encouragement to turn the day around.

In this case it’s a friend who has always been disturbingly good at analyzing me.

“Don’t beat yourself up about being perfect, you’re pretty damn good as it is.”

And because I desperately need to believe him right now, I’m going to.



  1. Karen said,

    I love that.

    • BS said,

      If he didn’t live halfway around the world, I would have kissed him! In a completely platonic way, of course.

  2. MJ said,

    I know exactly what you mean. One person’s words helped me make a big and needed change in my life a few years back. Just one person, with one sentence.

    • BS said,

      Amazing what just a few words can do.

  3. SoMi's Nilsa said,

    Isn’t it amazing to be able to believe in the words of trusted friends?

    • BS said,

      I didn’t always appreciate his acute analysis, but I’m certainly thankful for it now!

  4. Peter DeWolf said,

    He’s right.

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