Mattel just put out a video about the Barbie Doll. It is to change the image of the Barbie Doll. The first time I saw the video, it brought back memories of playing with my friend Becky when we were kids. Just to let you know I would sneak up to her brothers’ room and would get their GI Joes. Ken was never man enough for my Barbie Dolls to date. I have a lot of great memories when Becky and I were growing up. She was my best friend for a lot of years.
It is interesting how memorizes of friends past and present come to our minds without warning. Sometime just the little things can take us to memories of other people who we sometimes forget how valuable they are to us. Not only that but we forget how some friends get us through the rough times in our lives. These days we have social media to help. It has opened the doors so that we can connect to friends we are no longer physically close to. In our generation, many of us have moved away from our childhood homes. The distances are sometimes far away. Social media helps to rekindle old friendships and to make new friendships with people that God has brought in our lives. A good example in our lives is Jeff and Kirsten. If it was not for Facebook, Dale and I would not have the joy of getting to know this great couple. They have been a great blessing in our lives for the past 8 years.
Today I want to encourage you to take the time to let a friend, old or new, know how much they mean to you.