Importance Of Friendship In My Life

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Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. -Desiderata In September 2013 I met a very kind and friendly boy walking home from a synagogue service one Friday night; for the purpose of this essay, I am going to name him Stanley. Despite his shyness, Stanley started conversation with me and we discussed how lovely the weather was that night. In a very short space of time we grew to become great friends. I loved his company and the comfort I felt when around him. In December 2013, during our summer vacation, we both went away on the same summer camp. We would spend hours that felt like minutes just sitting and talking. Many of my friends started to notice and confronted me by asking what was going on between Stanley and me. I would get slightly agitated and answer that nothing was going on; I did not see him in that way. It was only when I did not see Stanley for a day or two that I realized I did actually have feelings for him, I really missed him. However, the next time I saw him it was different. Everything was different. I remember so clearly seeing him standing next to tuck shop. He was standing in the sun, talking to a friend of his. He was wearing a red shirt and white shorts with blue stripes. For the first time ever I was
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