To journey life with a friend is one of the many gifts I love to give. Molding two individuals into companions can happen over gatherings of food, weekend retreats, or even back down a road once traveled. As I watch you laugh, joke, and play, I can feel the joy exuding from your soul. You appreciate My blessing and I accept your thanks in return.
Even when friends vow to love at all times; adversity can strike a relationship. A quick tongue, an unsettling glance, avoidance in public settings...all these things (and so much more) can tear two friends apart. So often, I am caught in the middle. She says this; you say that...the cries come at all times day or night. My answer to both of you is clear: seek forgiveness and grace.
A simple word can wash away the past. Let go of your pride and apologize for your wrong-doing. Be humble and merciful and trust Me when I tell you forgiveness far outweighs resentment. A tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. In this life; you will find very little friends that stick closer than a brother. Keep these friends and mend relationships when necessary. Your joy can never be complete with hatred in your heart.
Proverbs 17:17, Proverbs 15:4, Proverbs 18:24
Till next time, let your light shine!