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Ode to Friendship

»Posted by on Oct 29, 2016 in teachable spirit, understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

Ode to Friendship

Ode to Friendship   There’s a 1,000 things I love to do– None as much as converse with you.   In all the world, there’s none I’ve found Quite as much to turn around–           And whether it’s trite or monumental, You really appreciate the sentimental.       Here’s to friendship for eternity And gratitude abundantly– For all the amazing things we’ve shared And the opportunity to have cared. “The sky’s the limit,” so they say. I’ll settle for heaven come what may. And then I’ll still have dedication to my friend in conversation. Written by Jean L. Bons, the Teachable Spirit, October 28, 2016. Thank you, Lord, for the gift of...

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Friendship: Understanding the Experiences of Life

»Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in understanding the experiences of life | 2 comments

Friendship: Understanding the Experiences of Life

In understanding the experiences of life, I have wanted to have a true friendship; now I have it. My friendship feels at once as solid or more solid than any relationship I have had and simultaneously as light as a feather, like it would blow away with the slightest effort, but in its blowing away I would not be sad. It feels like I could always come back to it. What magnificent grace and mercy I have received from the Lord for Him to provide me with such a friendship as this. I turn it over and over in my mind and marvel at its beauty. My friend takes it all in like it is what it should be. I have to consciously breathe when we are together. How have I existed until this point? I clung to the truth of God’s Word, without hope, hoping against all hope, that...

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