If you’ve been blessed with a sister, you know that the special bond only grows stronger with time and challenges.
A sister is a play partner, confidant, and best friend. And when we grow older, our sisters become the pillar of our support network, our (unlicensed) psychologists, credit officers, babysitters, and so on.
No one can take the place of a sister. To celebrate them, we have National Sisters’ Day!
When Is National Sisters Day 2023?
Each year, Sisters Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August. In 2023, it is on August 6. Sisters Day was first celebrated in 1996.
History of Sister Day
Not much is known about the origins of Sisters Day. However, it seems that the idea came from Tricia Eleogram, from Memphis, Tennessee.
What is National Sisters Day?
She desired to honor the sisterly bond and recognize the important role of sisters in our lives.
How to Celebrate National Sisters Day?
Just like any other special day, how we celebrate it depends on personal preferences. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to Sister’s Day.
You might want to take your sister for a girls’ night out. Or you could go on a spa weekend. Or have mani-pedis together. Perhaps a delicious cappuccino at that coffee shop you both like would your days? You can get your sister a gift or send her a message so she knows you are thinking of her. Here are some ideas:
Good National Sisters Day Messages
You’ve always been a big part of my life, a person I always see by my side, supporting me. Thanks for being my sister!
Having a sister does not guarantee you’ll have a great relationship. I’m glad we were always best friends. I cherish our bond more than ever.
I can’t imagine how my life would have been without you in it. More than my sister, you are my partner and confidant. The voice of reason I listed when I close my eyes. Thanks, big sis!
You’ve been like the sun and the moon in my sky. You guide, protect me, and always have my best interest at heart. You’re such a special person, and I’m so happy you’re my sister.
If you wouldn’t have been my sister, I’m pretty sure we would have met in a different circumstance and would have been just as good friends. Sometimes I feel like you are my true soul mate.
I should have said this years ago – “thank you for being you,” and thank you for being my sister.
My sister brings out the best in me. She is kind and considerate, reliable and irreplaceable. She is unique.
I wish everyone would have someone like my sister in their lives. Because they would do much better, and the world would be a better place.
Sis, thank you for always having my back! Growing up with you was so much fun; I’ve learned so many things from you! You are the best!
There is no doubt – I have the best sister in the world. And I want to put that in written words!
Best Messages for Sister
You were my guiding light growing up. All I had to do was look up to you, and I’d know which way to go. You helped me make good choices and keep good company. For this, I will always be grateful.
My life would have been so boring without you in it! You put fun and laughter into it and are the best part of me.
I knew you were in trouble since I was four, but I love you no matter what!
You are my sister, my first love, my first fight, my first cry, and my first thought when I’m happy or sad. You are my heart.
A sister, like no other person, can love and hate you, all in a matter of a few minutes. And keep it going for decades.
My sister is a witness to my whole life. She knew me before I knew myself and loved me before I loved myself. I learned everything about life from my sister.
You are the most incredible woman I’ve ever met. You are strong and soft, vulnerable and reliable. And you are unique, and you inspire me every day.
Thoughts for My Sis
Sis, you are awesome! You were my babysitter, friend, confidant, and worst enemy (when you told mom my secrets). You were my go-to person in my time of need. I’m grateful to have you in my life.
I think of you every day, even if you are far away. When I try on clothes, I wonder what you’d say. Sometimes we have arguments in my head, and you always win. You are a part of me and will always be, no matter the distance.
When I look back at our childhood, I see our quarrels differently than I did then. I see you trying to look after me and keep me from making mistakes. I see you, sis. Thank you!
Short Messages for Sisters
I have a sister, and I have a best friend for life.
There is nothing like sisterly love. I love you!
If all I’d have in this world was you, I’d still be a rich woman.
We laugh, we cry, and we share everything. Because you are my sister.
Dear sis, you’re the best woman I know.
My sister always had my back! Thank you for this!
Thank you for being such a good big sister!
There is no one I admire more in this world than you, little sister!
You’re not perfect, but you are the perfect sister!
Love you, my partner in crime since I can remember!
My sister is not perfect, but she is still the best person I know.
My sister is like a friend, but only better, because she is family.
There is no one else closer to my heart than my sister.
The only person I love as much as I love my kids is my sister.
Me and my sister we share a special power – we can make each other cry and laugh within seconds.
There is no one else I want beside me in times of hardship than my sister.
Sister Love Thoughts – National Sisters Day Messages
There is no love like the love I have for you, big sis!
Our relationship and your love are what kept me going when I found little reason to wake up in the morning. Thank you for your love and support, sis!
I know I made it very difficult for you to love me. But you did either way. I thank God for giving me a sister like you every day.
You were a gift sent from heaven. You kept me safe, taught me to do good, and supported me in every way. Thank you, my little sis!
My love for you, dear sis, is unlike anything I’ve ever felt. It is different from the love for my husband and my kids and even from the love I have for our parents. It is unique and grows stronger with each day.
A sister’s love is not always easy to feel. Because it can manifest in so many different ways. Like calling you out when you lie to yourself, like slapping you on the face hard with the truth. However, a sister’s love is always there.
I’m So Grateful Sister Messages
Dear sis, you were the one telling me all the time that I am strong, I am beautiful, I am worthy. You said those words so many times that I got to believe them eventually, and my life changed for the better. Thank you for you, sis!
You were by my side when I had love trouble when I had kids trouble, when I had work trouble. Whatever made me sad or worried, you were there. Your love and support have been my safety net since I can remember.
Because I knew I had you no matter what, I was able to make decisions that scared me to death. But I knew that even if I lost everything, I would still have you. And this was enough to keep me going.
Having you as my sister defined who I am today. I am a strong woman because I’ve learned it from you. I am gentle because you were gentle, and I share the love you always had for me.
The most important thing I’ve learned from you is that kindness conquers everything. I tried to do this every day, in all situations, and it helped me grow in ways I never thought possible. And it’s all thanks to you, big sis!
National Sister Day Sayings
It doesn’t matter if we don’t see each other every day, every week, or month. It doesn’t matter if we see each other at all, I still feel your love, and I hope you feel mine.
Only recently did I realize how lucky I am to have a sister like you. I am grateful every day, and I want the world to know that I have the best sister on Earth.
It makes me smile with gratitude when I think about you, my sister, and all the things we did together. You were my best friend and companion.
I always felt so close to you because I never had to hide anything from you. You knew all about me, even the words I would never dare say out loud. And you hugged me and loved me anyway.
You had chosen to remain by my side even when I pushed you away. You had chosen to love me when I made it almost impossible. And your choices changed my life for the better. I’m grateful to have a sister like you.
Funny Sister Messages
My dear big sister, you taught me everything I needed to know way before I needed to know it. I am still mad about this, but I love you nevertheless!
I would never forgive you for what you did to me when I was in the first grade. You know what I’m talking about. But I’m still glad you are my sister.
Things could turn wild really quickly when we’re in the same room, but you are my sis, and I love you forever!
Thank you for being so annoying for so long, dear sis! Because of you, I got to be so tolerant that even my boss seems nice now!
It’s incredible that I can barely remember what I did yesterday, but I remember all the details of the fight over the doll house in 1979. I love you, sis!
You were always more efficient than a lie detector, but you were there by my side, nevertheless. Thanks, big sis, you’re the best!
You’re my sister, and there’s nothing I can do about it! So, I choose to love you!
You wouldn’t have been my first option if I had had to choose a sister. But you’re ok-ish too!
Now you might look old and wrinkled to the world, but to me, you still look like a little girl with sticky hands! I love you!
National Sisters Day Quotes
Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.
A sister is both your mirror and your opposite.
When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?
Acquaintances were always on their best behavior, but sisters loved each other enough to say anything. Lauren Weisberger
You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you.
George R.R. Martin
We acquire friends and make enemies, but our sisters come with the territory.
How do people make it through life without a sister?
Happy National Sisters Day Quotes
A sister smiles when one tells stories—for she knows where the decoration has been added.
Husbands come and go; children come, and eventually, they go. Friends grow up and move away. But the one thing that’s never lost is your sister.
Once women find sisterhood, there’s nothing stronger.
National Sisters Day Quotes Funny
Dear little sister, I was your first boss! Now, do my dishes.
Sisters are like fat thighs; they stick together.
Happiness is annoying your older sister by being taller than her.
My sister has an awesome sister – true story.
Never let an angry sister brush your hair.
National Sisters Day Captions
My first friend; my best friend.
Happiness is spending time with my sis.
When I say I won’t tell anyone, my sister doesn’t count.
All you need is love and a sister.
The greatest gift from our parents was each other.
Sisterhood of traveling aunts.
Sisters: The Perfect Best Friends.
Working hard to shop hard.
Sisters: Different flowers from the same garden.
And so the adventure begins.
By Anne Matea
Anne is an avid traveler with a passion for all things chocolate and words. As a mother of an 8-year-old daughter, she gets to travel and eat chocolate less and less but finds pleasure in inspiring others with her words.
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