Simple friend or real friend?
A simple friend has never seen you cry.
A real friend has shoulders soggy from your tears.
A simple friend doesn’t know your parents’ first names.
A real friend has their phone numbers in his address book
A simple friend brings a bottle of wine to your party.
A real friend comes early to help you cook and stays late to help you
A simple friend hates it when you call after he has gone to bed.
A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.
A simple friend seeks to talk with you about your problems.
A real friend seeks to help you with your problems.
A simple friend wonders about your romantic history.
A real friend could blackmail you with it.
A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest.
A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself.
A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when you have an argument.
A real friend knows that it’s not a friendship until after you’ve had a
A simple friend expects you to always be there for them.
A real friend expects to always be there for you!
A simple friend will read and throw this letter away.
A real friend will send it back to you until he’s sure it’s been
I pray you stick with your real friends and be a real friend to others.
Jesus can be a real friend.
Take a closer look to learn more about him at Who was Jesus?
Be a real friend and find resources to help military veterans, retirees, reservists and their families
If you are in Virginia or New Jersey, you can find opportunities to be a real friend at City Serve USA.
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