It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

Author Unknown

Friday, January 23, 2015

Chapter 1, Page 23, Book 15



January 23rd - loving friends

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.

Ann Landers

 A fair weather friend flatters you when the sun is shining and the birds are chirping.  A true friend, on the other hand, always has your very best interests at heart 

True friends love and appreciate each other just the way they are.

When you come out the other side of a difficult period in your life, look around you.  The people still standing beside you are your true friends.

Beware of friends who try to belittle your ambitions.  Small hearts and minds always do that.  The greatest hearts and minds, the people you should spend time around,  make you feel that you, too, can become great

Don’t look for a friend who will solve all your problems; look for one who will face them with you


Love given reflects love received.

A true friend who understands your tears and troubles is far more valuable than a hundred friends who only show up for your smiles and joys.  Because a true friend accepts who you truly are, and also helps you become who you are capable of being.

A true friend never holds the unchangeable past against you; instead, they help your repair your present and future.


Friends are God's way of taking care of us.



4 comments:

betty said...

I like that advice, Ma, of having a friend that might not necessarily solve your problems for you, but walks alongside you as you face them. That is a true friend indeed!

betty

jack69 said...

Amen to Betty's comment, but I must add this, I took this one to heart and will hold it for awhile:

A true friend never holds the unchangeable past against you; instead, they help your repair your present and future.

That is good!

TARYTERRE said...

Good advice about friendship.

JeanJournal said...

I always enjoy your your thoughts and a true friend is rare at times ~ but my mom used to say..."to have a BE A FRIEBD ~~~JeanJournal