Lent: Friendship

“So, Mr. Ron, it occurred to me:  If you is fishin for a friend you just gon’ catch and release, then I ain’t got no desire to be your friend. … But if you is lookin for a real friend, then I’ll be one.  Forever.” R. Hall & D. Moore, Same KInd of Different as…

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The Heartfelt Counsel of a Friend

Friends accept us not as we appear but as we can truly be. They hold us up to our better selves in a way that we feel not pulled but as though we are being drawn out gracefully from within. Arthur Dobrin Today I sat on the beach with my dear friend, Avonnia. We’ve known…

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forever friends

And friends are friends forever If the Lord’s the Lord of them … I have always liked this song by Michael W. Smith. We’ve moved quite a bit in our married lives.  Not all friendships have survived the moves, but many have.  Those friendships are dear to my heart.  Today I am thankful for friends (and…

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