Gospel of John : #34
Friendship is a theme in the Gospel of John (John 15:15-16), so here is post on the theme of friendship.
Friendship involves: promises, commitment, imagining a life together, taking on the burdens of your friend as your own, not only wishing but also working together for the best. If we remain superficially acquainted, we are never obliged to anybody nor do we ever grow and change through the power and possibility of love.
BE SURE TO CLICK THE LINKS (BELOW).
1. Here’s Montaigne on Friendship:
2. Seth Godin on Friendship: a thought-provoking idea
3. David and Jonathan on friendship:
And also see:Article David and Jonathan
Note the conclusion: “Then Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘The Lord shall be between me and you, and between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’” And he rose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.”
4. Ruth and Naomi