The great French novelist and critic Marcel Proust once said: “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
And that’s exactly what I want to do. I want to say THANK YOU to all you, my dear friends, for making me happy.
Thank you for making me feel fulfilled, respected, and cherished.
Thank you for always giving me your help and support although we’re miles apart.
Thank you for always cheering me up when I feel down in the dumps, even if you often have to do that via Skype and Messenger.
Thank you for being the same kind, supportive, caring friends that I grew up with and spent my entire childhood with.
Thank you for always finding the time to talk to me even if that’s usually online.
Thank you for always remembering to call me on my birthday and send me a present.
Thank you for being a perfect example of what a true, kind, loyal, lifelong friend looks like. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to enjoy a genuine, deep, once-in-a-lifetime kind of friendship.
Thank you for believing in me even when I don’t. Even when I doubt my own strength and qualities. Even when I doubt myself.
Thank you for all your words of wisdom and advice. Thank you for always making me feel safe and protected.
Thank you for not being mad at me because I know I wasn’t always there for you when you needed me.
Thank you for always helping me make the right decisions and being patient with me.
Thank you for still filling my heart with joy and warmth every time we reunite.
Thank you for sharing your life story with me and understanding mine.
Thank you for caring about me and loving me regardless of how the time we’ve spent apart has changed me.
Thank you for still knowing what to say to make me laugh when I feel sad.
Thank you for making me feel strong and worthy when I feel weak and unimportant.
Thank you for not allowing time and distance to shape our friendship.
Thank you for making me know that I can always count on you for your help and support, regardless of the distance between us.
Thank you for helping me grow and become a better version of myself.
Thank you for being a part of my life.
Thank you for giving me the greatest gift of life – true friendship.