When the world starts falling apart, when you are gasping for air, when you have been misdone, when the bottom falls out----WHO YOU GONNA CALL?      (Your welcome for sticking the theme to "Ghost Busters" in your head for the day)  Who are your people?  I heard this line long ago when walking into a room full of "the beautiful people"  by a friend---"Now THESE are my people"  It was said jokingly---or was it?  I have always heard behind any sarcasm there is a note of truth.  

Please do not misunderstand me, I think we all have good intentions, BUT when push comes to shove---who do you KNOW ---you can call and they will answer?  We all have a treasure trove of friends, BUT we all have a limited number of those who will come--without hesitation--even a thought---when we are in a hard place.  Do you know and recognize who those people are in your life?  It is really not that difficult to identify your "Core Team".  Those who walk not in front of you, nor behind you--but by your side.  In this hurry scurry world, with the distraction of social media~ it seems to be more and more difficult to identify that Core Team.  For you see, it takes a big investment of time to build those relationships.  The #1 requirement for being a good friend, a member of the team, a best buddy---is time.  Time is a limited commodity--and time is quickly fading away with every day that passes.  How are you spending your time?  That is a really good indicator of what you consider important.  I challenge you to think this over.  In fact, I invite you to keep track for a day--of how you spent your time---write it down (it will help build those writing skills).  THEN---analyze what you did---what you thought was important enough to spend part of your day doing.  It was an eye opener for me!  

SO---if you want a team you can call upon----if you want someone to have your back---if you need a number to call---start making the effort to build your team.  We cannot expect to have a team--if we never spend time practicing with our teammates.  When game time arrives, are you going to have spent enough time practicing to be a valuable member of someone's team?  Questions to ponder, Friends--questions to ponder.

"Be devoted to one another in love.

Honor one another above yourselves."

Romans 12:10


  1. That certainly would be a fruitful exercise for all of us to do, Lulu. Our days are not getting any longer, and as we age, we truly do need to take stock of the time we have left on earth.
    God bless!

    1. It seems to be flying by!
      Blessings, Martha!


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