For there is no friend like a sisterIn calm or stormy weather;To cheer one on the tedious way,To fetch one if one goes astray,To lift one if one totters down,To strengthen whilst one stands.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children’s poems. She wrote the poems Goblin Market and Remember, and the words of the Christmas carolIn the Bleak Midwinter. (source: Wikipedia)
originally published on The Minot Voice: March 12, 2015