Category Archives: Friendship

Forty Days Revisited, Day 34–You Gotta Have Friends

One of the things I have been thinking about is the impact that Jesus had on the people around him. For the first 29 or so years of his life, Jesus worked at home, hanging out with his family, working … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 22–Reminiscences

Florence, Clare, Josephine, Stella, Rose (and even Alice)—the first names of five women, then girls, with whom I went to boarding school in Uganda. The fact that their names (I omitted their last names, even though I remember them quite … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 16–Yeah, But Would They Take a Bullet for You?

“Greater love has no one than to lay down her life for a friend.” John 15:13 This morning, after exchanging a series of texts with my BFF, I texted, “I love you, you know. I am so glad you’re my … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 22–The Blessings of Work Friends

Today I spent a few hours with a dear friend and former work colleague who was visiting from out of town. I realized as I sat there talking with her what a blessing it is to have work colleagues who … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 10–Watching One Hour

I love my friend Pat. She embodies much of what one thinks about when you look up “best friend” in the dictionary. Loving, kind, friendly, funny, and one of the most important qualities a friend can have: she’s there for … Continue reading

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