His first best friend

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13 “You’re his best friend. That’s why.” I looked at my curly-headed son, a little confused, and asked him how so...this response was what he exclaimed: “Well, duh! Because you are mine!” But how could I be? I was his…

A BFF like no other

The subject of friendships has been the topic of much discussion in the many roles I have in this crazy thing called life. Friendships, especially those you have when growing up, can be hard to navigate. Tough to figure out who is true, and who is not really that good for you. Who is going…

Would you go where they go?

"How do they do it? How do they find each other? It's like they can sniff out each other's chaos?" These are sometimes the conversations I have about the relationships amongst growing kids. How they decide to form attachments to those who are either good or bad for them. How we, as adults, do the…