Archive for April, 2016

Dear Friends,

This past Thursday 4/28/16 was the celebration of my new book, “The Friendship Book – Because You Matter to Me.” I want to thank all of you who were able to join me. I took that opportunity to celebrate my birthday and, most importantly, to celebrate friendships!

It is difficult to stay in touch with all our friends and the people we love but it is so important to do so. When we use the current social media to stay connected in an efficient way, meaning, we don’t have post everything we do or read everything posted by others. Instead, let’s use these vehicles to send little notes when we’re thinking about our special friends.

When you feel the nudge to pray for a friend or family member, pray for them and send them a little note letting them know you just prayed. Sometimes, just knowing that someone cares enough to not only pray but to send the quick message goes a long way. Your friends need to know you care and that they matter to you—thus the title of my book.

I want to encourage you to use social media wisely and use it to encourage others, stay connected, and to share your life. But don’t let it consume your time by either posting unnecessary “events” or by reading everything that others post either. Using time management skills with Facebook, Instagram, or even LinkedIn is crucial so you can take advantage of the medium but not waste your valuable time.

I leave you with one thing to do today: Contact one friend you haven’t talked to for a while and tell him or her how much you still care about him or her. They will love receiving your note and this little act could lead to reconnecting with a loved friend.

Enjoy friendships!

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Malzahn_Friendship_FINAL COVER

Dear Friends,

My new book is here!! And I invite you to join me in celebrating with me:

The Friendship Book – Because You Matter to Me

This little beautiful book is meant to be given to your friends as a token of your friendship and love for them. I did it in collaboration with my sister, Isa Tyler, who is an artist. The book displays 50 of her gorgeous paintings (including the cover) and 50 friendship poems I wrote. I wanted to get it out before Mother’s Day so those of us who still have our moms with us can give it to them as a gift of friendship!

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Rojo Mexican Grill – Private Room

Southdale Center, Edina, MN

We will have free food and drinks to celebrate!

Please RSVP by Monday, April 25th to

Marcia@marciamalzahn.com or 612-242-4021

I hope you can join me!

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