Tag: #friendswhobecomefamily

  • Grateful for Finding a Church Home

    “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”   Philippians 4: 6 Finding a church in New York City that I, as a transplanted Ohioan, felt at home in was a request I made known to God. I must confess I felt anxious that I […]

  • The Beginning

    A destination one afternoon—Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYCanticipation to experience treasures offeredstrangers upon entryMichelle with teenage daughters Bella and SophiaMarcie camera in hand on her ownboth possessed passion for art, photography, strong family tiescircumstances promoted conversationdelightful moments over cups of teano inclination of what might unfold every story of friendship uniquewho knows why it beginswillingness […]

  • A Dear, Dear Friend

    My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.  Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friend. John 15: 12-13 Friendship is truly one of the greatest gifts of all time.  Gwen and I had met about ten years prior, not childhood friends but rather […]