Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Blessing of Open Hands

I wrote this post last year at Thanksgiving on my former blog and have had many requests for it to be re-posted. So here, GirlFriends, is my Thanksgiving prayer for you: Anyone who hangs out with me for long will … Continue reading

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Common Friends: My Savor the Success Mastermind Group

I’m dedicating two postings this week to my left-side friends.  🙂 This is my second one. I’ve found that most of us fall into one of two camps when we look at the 5 Circles of Connectedness.  We either tend … Continue reading

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An Example of Contact Friends: “The Friendship Circle”

I love watching little light bulbs go on when I talk about my 5 Circles of Connectedness.  It’s not that describing different types of friends is revolutionary, but I love how seeing the spectrum validates us both for the amazing … Continue reading

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Frientimacy: The Intimacy of Friends

This is a posting that was originally posted April 26, 2010 on my former blog. Because I’ve been writing more about Frientimacy, I wanted to re-port this illustration of how it’s played out in my life. ________________________ Sitting in that … Continue reading

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New to the Area: No Friends Yet, by Katrina Emery

Note from Shasta:  This is a guest blog from… (drum roll please)…. my little sister, Katrina Emery! She’s a fabulously talented writer (see her blog link in the bio at the end) and her experiences going from having tons of … Continue reading

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