Some of my earliest childhood memories involve friends. You see, I grew up with the same friends. No joke. There were six of us and we did everything together. We went from the nursery at church to college graduation together. In fact, just about every childhood memory I have involves one, if not all, of them. And I wouldn’t change that for the world.
When I became an adult, I realized that friendship can be difficult. I’ve had seasons where I’ve been lonely and hurt. Having said that, I’ve walked in seasons with real, true friendship where people are mutually seeking Christ and seeking to push one another toward Him. This type of friendship can be one of the greatest blessings in life. [Read more…]