i have no plan of how this is going to go, but i'm going with it.
I've been thinking a lot about friendships lately. It's something that most people don't reconginize as important but it really is essential..
But not just any friendships.
I'm not talking about the 20 people you call friends who you don't know if you an trust, they talk behind your back sometimes, but you still hang out with them. Not them.
Everyone needs someone in their life who is a true friend, who you can pour your heart out too, someone you can count on getting encouragement from, share your hopes and fears too, someone who will lift you up, and ultimately bring you closer to God instead of farther away.
If God has blessed you with someone like that thank Him. It's such an amazing thing. Never, ever, overlook it.
Make sure that special friend in your life knows how much you care.
Sometimes life drags us down.
A lot actually.
Having someone you're close too, to encourage, and you can talk too, is a huge blessing to have in times like that.
Or even if you're not having a rough time, it's still amazing.
God gives the gift of friendship for a reason. For so many reasons that would take forever to talk about.
A friend (winking emoji) recently reminded me of the story of David and Jonathan. The two of them have such a sweet friendship. I especially love this scripture about them: