The Color of Friendship
I am a young black woman who lives in a small
town. the population of our area is
between black and white, though there is very
interaction between us.
Some years ago, I was diagnosed with thyroid
cancer. During that period in my life,
I felt uncertain
and fearful about my health. My family
supportive, but I needed a friend who could
A year later, a pleasant young white woman
employed where I work. Our spirits connected
Later I discovered she had breast cancer.
period in our lives, we prayed, laughed, and
Today, eight years later, we are both cancer
as God bonded Jonathan and David from different
worlds, it was part of God's plan that this
woman and I
be friends. God understands all our
needs, even the
need for a loving friend.
©2004 Sharon Ward