Last January, I was feeling alone. After having neglected my existing friendships for quite a while and failing to look for new ones, it hit me: I needed to make a change. Big time.
I needed friends, but not just any friends–good ones. Deep ones. Ones that I loved to talk to and could learn from.
So first, I got busy. I called some people that I hadn’t talked to in a while. I went to some events and met some new like-minded people.
And then, late in the month, I decided to pray about it. This is the affirmation I decided on:
“I have several close girlfriends.”
And it worked.
The day that I wrote that affirmation in my journal, I received two very sweet, heartfelt texts from a woman that I admire very much, and had been hoping to get to know better. Then, later the same day, I got another text from another friend I’d made recently asking me to go out to coffee. Since I hadn’t heard from the first woman for quite a while, and the second had never texted me before, I was really amazed at and grateful for how fast the affirmation had worked.
I’m not expecting everything to change instantly as a result of this one affirmation. But I believe that if I continue in the frame of mind I’m in now regarding friendship, the big change I’m looking for will come.
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