Category Archives: Friendship

Strike a Chord

Tonya came to her first Christian Women’s Connection meeting alone, knowing no one. She came as a single musical note who needed a long overdue time-out from the incessant press of deadlines and demands of her hectic schedule. Yet, before … Continue reading

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Celebrate Friendship Day

Friendship with my first BFF¬†lasted a year. We were eleven years old when, like a scalpel, her words sliced through our bond and severed our friendship. She turned to me and said, “I can’t be your friend anymore. I’m friends … Continue reading

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Taking a Long, Leisurely Visit

The three hours passed like three minutes. As lunch with my friend drew to a close, we set our next date. We set that routine years ago after we met at work and then parted to new destinations. Every few … Continue reading

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Don’t Go It Alone

“What words of advice do you have for me,” I asked a senior leader about my new assignment. “Don’t go it alone,” he said. “Let’s stay connected and let me know if you need anything. I’m here to help.” In … Continue reading

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Do I Belong?

After my husband and I missed five straight weeks of attending church and our Sunday school class, two emails from two different class members on two consecutive days appeared in my inbox. Both contained the same sentiment, “We miss you. … Continue reading

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