A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24
I'm a very social person. There are very few people I won't talk to, share with. But only a select few are what I (now, to myself ;)) call my "blue jeans buddies."
These are friends who I let see the real me--warts, insecurites, jean rips, lunacy and all. I don't hide my struggles, my faults, my stupidity from these folks--because they are my sisters (LOL for the most part - there's at least one guy in there). They aren't gonna run if I do something stupid. In fact, they'll probably tell me how stupid it is and try to get me back on the right track. They pray for me, laugh with me, cry with me, and rejoice with me--and I do the same things with them.
And the more I think about this, the more I realize I should have one more "blue jeans buddy." My Heavenly Father. He loves me more than any of them do--and he knows me better, can give me wiser counsel, and WANTS to be this kind of friend to me. All I need to do is talk to Him the same way I do my blue jeans buddies.
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true friends are a great blessing.ReplyDelete
thanks for sharing this verse :) Truly a great reminder!ReplyDelete
It takes effort to make and keep friends. But so worth it.ReplyDelete
Joanne....what truth here...ReplyDelete
cherishing our earthly friends and realizing that HE loves us more than they even do...
what a blessing here today!
blue jeans buddies... I love it! I love how we can htink of God as our buddy too - He sticks with us closer than any other! :) Thank you for sharing this and happy WFW!!ReplyDelete
true friends are real blessings from Him...ReplyDelete
I love the picture..goes well with the verse:
WFW-Being a Light
Our Adventures Together/
Her and History
Thank God for our friends and for that verse ~ReplyDelete
Blue jean Buddies...Love it!
I am blessed to have such great friends. I call them "heart-friends" but blue jeans buddies works too.ReplyDelete
Great reminder of the importance of true friends, and that our greatest friend of all is our wonderful Heavenly Father.ReplyDelete
Makes me want to throw on a pair of scruffy jeans right now.ReplyDelete
And the blogland sisters are some of the BEST I know and love! Yet I will fail them [at some point] and they well fail me too! But GOD is my faithful companion and friend!ReplyDelete
Love ya, Stephanie
[JESUS - the One I Thirst For]