Today’s list is about friendship, from author and seminar speaker, Alice Gray.
The Bible says “A friend loves at all times” and “there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Prov. 17:17; 18:24).
Alice offers 13 ways that this is true.
What Caring Friends Will Do
♥ Set aside quality time for you.
♥ Pray for you.
♥ Help you out when needed.
♥ Show you respect.
♥ Stand up for you.
♥ Listen to you without distraction.
♥ Keep your secrets.
♥ Give godly counsel.
♥ Laugh with you.
♥ Cry with you.
♥ Believe the best in you.
♥ Forgive graciously.
♥ Reflect God’s love to you.
Don’t we all want to have friends like this?
However, the advice of Ralph Waldo Emerson is important to remember: “The only way to have a friend is to be one.”
–Ken Weliever, The Preacherman