"In the last couple of years I have realized how important it is to NOT judge a book by its cover. I grew up with people doing it to me, so I found myself surprised to be doing the same to others.
"I opened myself up to cultivating new friendships with people I thought didn't like me, or were uninterested in spending time together. In doing this, I have come across a really wonderful friendship—one I wouldn't have thought would be so fulfilling a couple years ago.
"So, you know, love one another and all that jazz. Don't be intimidated by other sisters around you. Be friendly and you never know ... That friend you always wanted might be right under your nose."