The Friendship Plant

You cant buy friendshipIn a bargain basement storeIt wouldn't sit upon the scalesAnd the quality would be poor It isn't something you can wrapOr tie with a pretty bowIn fact it takes a lot of effortFor this fragile plant to grow But with an awesome lot of workAnd some...

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My Best Friend

Matthew 11:19 “The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and “sinners.” ‘ But wisdom is proved right by her actions.”My name is John Stuart and I’m a sinner. I also have a wonderful friend...

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Friendship’s Power

U-Hauls, moving vans, pick-ups, loaded cars, and farm trucks. All familiar items. My father’s profession-along with his uncertainty over whether God wanted him to be a pastor or full-time evangelist, made frequent moves a normal and unpleasant element of my...

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“Things don't always work out the way you want them to,” she said.Her soft skin showed every bone in her hand as I held it while talking to this wonderful woman.Her pure white hair was apparently earned through every challenging year of her life.When she looked at me...

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In Japan, they have an organization which has become very successful. It is a company through which one can hire a “friend.” The number of Rent-a-Friend agencies in Japan has doubled to about 10 in the past eight years. It seems the lonely are willing to pay money to...

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To Help a Friend

"When the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of woman, born under the Law, to redeem those who were under the Law, so that we might receive adoption as sons." Galatians 4:4-5Angus McGillivray was a strong, strapping Scotsman. He was also a...

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