DAY 5 : FRIENDS IN THE NIGHT

Do you have someone you could call in the middle of the night if you needed help? Bible teacher Ray Pritchard calls these people “2 a.m. friends.” If you have an emergency, this kind of friend would ask you two questions: “Where are you?” and “What do you need?”
Feb 10, 2015/by YMI

DAY 4 : DO YOU CARE?

It’s one thing to tell a friend you care. It’s quite another to show it.

When David and Jonathan made a pact of friendship (1 Sam. 18:1-4), neither of them knew to what extent Jonathan would have to go to show his care for David. But it didn’t matter. Undaunted by danger, Jonathan courageously acted to save David’s life (20:1-23).
Feb 9, 2015/by YMI

DAY 3 : A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

Many high school students with autism or Down syndrome feel excluded and ignored. They often eat alone in a crowded cafeteria because other students don’t know how to relate to them or simply don’t care. To address this need, speech therapist Barbara Palilis began “Circle of Friends”—a program that pairs students with disabilities with nondisabled peers for lunch dates and social activities.
Feb 8, 2015/by YMI

FRIENDSHIP & LOVE : POEM 2

GENUINE FRIENDSHIP IS MORE THAN JUST A WARM FUZZY FEELING OF HAVING OR BEING A FRIEND...
Feb 8, 2015/by YMI

DAY 2 : THE VALUE OF FRIENDS

John Chrysostom (347–407) was one of the great preachers in the early church. He was given the name Chrysostom, which means “golden-mouthed,” because of his eloquent sermons.
Here is one of his insights on the value of friends: “Such is friendship, that through it we love places and seasons; for as . . .
Feb 7, 2015/by YMI

Day 1 : BENEFITS OF FRIENDSHIP

Cicero was one of the greatest thinkers of the Roman Empire. He was a skilled orator, lawyer, politician, linguist, and writer. Still today he is quoted for his clear prose and practical wisdom.
Feb 6, 2015/by YMI

FRIENDSHIP & LOVE : POEM 1

AS RELATIONAL BEINGS, WE ALL NEED COMPANIONS...
Feb 6, 2015/by YMI