It’s A #Friendship
I started writing in 2016. I didn’t call myself a blogger because it wasn’t really what I was doing, or so I thought at the time. I just wrote and shared my story on Facebook under a different name.
It so happened that an awesome South African Mommy Blogger, Mom Of Two Little Girls, lives just up the road from me. She found me ‘on the line’ as my kids would call it. It took a while for us to really connect. I guess you could put it down to life and all the stuff in it. Once we finally got time to sit and talk, she introduced me to the world of ‘blogging’, and I was hooked!
I realised what a huge blogging world is actually out there, one I had been completely unaware of, and it took me by surprise. How could I have been so naive? This world is so big, big enough to start another earth. I was fortunate enough to meet amazing women through Carly, who added me to all the groups and chats in no time, and I was ‘in’.
I’ve never actually met them!
I’ve never actually met any of these women face to face but I call them my friends. We’ve had laughs and cries together, they have been amazing to let me join the group and have been nothing but supportive and true from the start.
They have not only supported me with my new and exciting venture Muppie Lounge, but also have been incredible in helping me develop my abilities to strive for bigger and better things. I learn from these ladies every day and I can’t thank them enough.
I really feel blessed.
I believe God has opened these doors in my blogging life for a reason and He could not have picked a better crowd for me. They are so funny and uplifts my spirit every day.
So I just wanted to write a post of gratitude to my new cyber friends and thank them from the bottom of my heart, for being the best teachers, listeners, helpers and most importantly friends. You girls rock and I couldn’t imagine this world without you! It’s only been three or so months, and I have a long way to go, and I’m sure my own blogging community and friends will just grow, but it’s been an honour and a privilege.
So I decided to take the time and personally thank these ladies for the wonderful journey it has been so far. You guys have become like family to me.
There’s more …
I have a couple of other ladies that have also been an inspiration to me and have also been so supportive through commenting (this provides such a boost for the soul) and sharing the love of blogging. It is so nice to step out of your comfort zone into an unfamiliar world and have support.
This journey has become so much more than what I could ever have dreamed. Thank you so much to everyone. I realise now it is more than just an audience, it’s building lasting relationships.
You and I are more than friends, we are like a small gang.
16 replies on “It’s A #Friendship”
Awww Maris… this is so lovely! Thank you for the mention, and for this post! You’re one of the sweetest, funniest, most sincere ladies I’ve “met” and I’m so glad to call you a friend! xx
This is just so special. It has been amazing meeting all of you special ladies. Thank you for being such great friends. X
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Such a sweet post by one of my favourite blogging buddies!
Whahaha I love that – Cyber high five back at ya 😉
I’m so happy to be part of this “gang”. A special thank you to you, Maris, for taking the time to show me some ❤. There is something very special about our friendship gang, like the universe knew that we needed to “connect”. xxx
I couldn’t agree more! xxx
Thank you for a beautiful post and the mention. You are fabulous, super mom and authentic. Mwah, thank you for being you. You are destined for amazing things.
Aaaah thank you so much…. we become like the people we hang out with and seeing that I Hang so much with you guys, well it can only mean positive and bright things. xxx
Thank you for the positive vibes YES I AM. xxx
Sooooo beautiful Maris, and i agree, the support from these ladies is just so incredible. I am so so thankful our paths crossed and am excited to watch you all grow.
I too have recently started blogging and the response is ever so worthy..I follow momoftwolittlegirls and now you..a great community and hopefully I will grow with them..time permitting, u could go through some of my writings!!
I will def do that. Good luck and enjoy this journey, but i am sure you are. xxx
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