Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Wednesday Wisdom - The ABCs of Friendship

The old adage says that to have a friend you must BE one. Starting with the ABC's of the subject, there are some things to remember as you attempt to BE a friend.

A true friend.....

Accepts you as you are.
Believes in you
Calls you just to say hi.
Doesn't give up on you.
Envisions the whole of you, even the unfinished parts.
Forgives your mistakes.
Gives unconditionally.
Helps you.
Invites you over to....
Just "be" with you.
Keeps you close at heart.
Loves you for who you are.
Makes a difference in your life.
Never judges.
Offers support.
Picks you up.
Quiets your fears.
Raises your spirits.
Says nice things about you.
Tells the truth when you need to hear it.
Understands you.
Values you.
Walks beside you.
X-plains when you don't understand.
Yokes with you to reach your goals.
Zaps you back to reality when you go off the deep end.

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