Loving One Another

Making Friends


It’s easy to say, “Make Friends.”
But how do you do that?
It’s not as easy as it sounds.
Not like putting on a hat.

To have a friend, you must
Be a friend, they say.
I say that’s important…
But there’s another important way.

To have a friend, you must
Reach out and share your heart.
You can’t be afraid of rejection –
You just have to be the start.

Be the start by helping others.
Be the start by praying.
Be the start by being compassionate.
Be a friend who’s there for playing.

Play the games they like to play.
Invite them over for tea and toast.
Go out riding on your ATV, or
Ask them what they like the most.

Don’t limit talk to texting words.
Don’t just “friend” on a Facebook page.
Call ’em up. Send a card. Drop by.
Go out for lunch or go dance on a stage!

Friendship is like Love, I think.
It’s a verb, an act of doing.
Lost a friend you used to love?
Reach out and start renewing.

Renew your commitment to be the one
Who is steady, honest, and true.
That friendship can be kindled afresh.
But being a friend is UP TO YOU!

See ya tomorrow.

Comments on: "Making Friends" (3)

  1. Sunny De said:

    Truer words were never spoken. Love this, ma 🥰

    Liked by 1 person

    • Thanks, DeDe! I’m glad you have time now to cultivate new friendships and love ❤️ the devoted long-time ones. Real Friendships do require our attention!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Well said Jan! We all need friends, even more so later in life.

    Liked by 1 person

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