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Cultivating Quality Friendships

May 22, 2012

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."

Charles Caleb Colton

When it comes to friendship, "enriching, healthy, loving and meaningful" are words that come to mind for me. Truthfully, creating meaningful, lasting friendships has been a big challenge for me, for most of my life. I've spent more time than I care to admit, wondering if there was something about me, something wrong with me, that hindered me in developing and growing quality, loving, supportive and healthy friendships. I have found comfort in recognizing that my childhood, in many ways, had a huge impact on my ability to establish, nurture and grow healthy, loving and lasting relationships.

See "Link to External Source Article" below to read further.


...there's an informative questionnaire which serves to help you assess your friendships' health, too.

Friendship played a big part in Jesus' life, and friendship is one of the key elements of a successful "art of living" philosophy. For a comprehensive look at Urantia Book teachings about Friendship, please see THIS LINK.

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