Tag Archives: Friendship

Come With Bread

Jean Vanier, the founder of l’Arche homes for mentally and physically disabled adults, writes a tender and powerful book, “Becoming Human.”  In his chapter on “The Path to Freedom”, he writes about companionship and the need for accompaniment along the … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Belonging: Friendship

“In Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” Romans 12:5 There is a mystery to belonging, and it is found in friendship. It does not grasp at ownership – it holds with … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Friendship

Friendship and love should be the safe regions where your unknown selves can come out and play. Instead of holding your friend or beloved limited within the neat cage of frightened identity, love should liberate both of you to celebrate … Continue reading

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To Honour with Friendship

If you look, you may find insight anywhere.  Recently Brian Jones with 247 Sports caught my attention with is article, “Aaron Rodgers considers Brett Favre a close friend.” What do very successful football players have to reveal about the curriculum … Continue reading

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Friendship: A Million Little Things

“Friendship is being able to have the hard conversations and be willing to listen… Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things.” “… and that’s true for a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. … Continue reading

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Practicum of a Soul Friend: a practical guide This is an exercise to explore what it means to be a soul friend by sharing personal history in confidence and prayer. Each person is take turns in the role as listener … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift of my Friendship

The greatest gift my friendship can give you is the gift of your Belovedness. I can give that gift only insofar as I have claimed it for myself. Isn’t that what friendship is all about: giving each other the gift … Continue reading

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