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A Friend
by H. Lena Jones

Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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"No one can develop freely in this world and find a full life without feeling understood by at least one person." Paul Tournier


 

A Friend
 
 
A friend is someone
You can call upon
Anytime your heart is burdened;
A friend will listen patiently
And offer opinion only if you ask;
A friend will laugh and cry with you;
And not condemn or mercilessly interrogate;
A friend will never divulge a secret shared
For then that would be a tattle-tale;
A friend like that you should avoid!
 
If now you say you have no friend
In whom you can trust with all your heart;
For you had several bosom friends before
Only they have left you hurt and deeply scarred;
It’s best then to make Jesus your personal Friend
He never tires of listening, asks no questions
And has no need to gossip about your pain;
He has a heart that is compassionate
He will gladly take your load;
Offer comfort and peace,
No more burdens
No more pain!
 
“But it is good for me to draw near to God;
I have put my trust in the Lord God,
That I may declare all thy works.”
 (Psalm 73:28)
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Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 3/22/2011
I loved this one!
Reviewed by John Domino 2/15/2011
Great Christ-filled poetry.

AMEN!

JMD
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 2/2/2011
Beautiful! Jesus is my friend and I consider you my friend in Christ.
God bless you always,
Lew
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 2/1/2011
god is near me always, answers my prayers in most unusuals ways sometimes, and i trust him to care for me and be with me at all times.
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 2/1/2011
H. Lena,

Very beautiful message regarding friendship and the Lord. They go hand in hand.

Mary



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