How To Be A Good Friend!
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People Will Forget What You Said.
People Will Forget What You Did.
But Will Not Forget How You Made Them Feel!
To have good friends, one must be a good friend to others! We need to work at being a good friend to others; since we all have a sinful nature, our tendency leans to be selfish and wants what we want. Keep your word, be friendly, have a good sense of humor, help others when you can, be encouraging to others, and be able to find humor in all situations. and most of all, have God the center of your life. ~ Bill Greguska
If you’re going through friendship issues, I would say, first of all, take a step back. How important is friendship to you? Sometimes, if someone’s not being a good friend to you and isn’t treating you the way you should be treated, you have to move on sometimes. ~ Victoria Justice
Psalm 41:9-11 Even my close friend, someone I trusted, one who shared my bread, has turned against me. But may you have mercy on me, Lord; raise me up, that I may repay them. I know that you are pleased with me, for my enemy does not triumph over me.
How To Be A Good Friend!
Learn How To Treasure Your Friends More!
To Have Good Friends, You Need To Be A Good Friend! A Good Friend Is A Treasure!
Think about it; it does take a certain amount of effort to be a good friend. There is a balance between reaching out to your friend’s needs and making them a priority in your life, at the same time, making sure your needs are met to some extent. If you have a good friend, consider yourself fortunate. Determine if you are as good a friend to others as you want them to be to you. Keep in mind that there are friends that come in and out of your life, but real friends have a way of leaving lasting footprints on your heart.
People generally do not put a high enough value on how to be a good friend. You’ll find some ideas on being. A good friend to others on this page. Do you want to be a good friend? It is a situation of giving and taking, yet there ought to be no one keeping a record.
Singing About How To Be A Good Friend!
Are You A Good Friend?
Remember To Do On To Others!
There are different levels of friendship, just like there are varying levels of love. It starts at a level of acquaintances, which leads to company, turning into a close friendship or even best friends. The word friend is tossed around very quickly, yet real friends are hard to come by and are precious. The amount of time a person knows the other person affects friendship quality.
Two Questions To Get You Thinking
- Who do you feel a need to connect within a more profound way?
- Who have you been avoiding because you feel conflict with recently?
A Special Poem To Share:
A poem by Albert Camus that I learned when I was very young stuck in my head for many years.
Make New Friends But Keep The Old, The New Are Silver, And The Old Are Gold.
Through experiences in my life, I realized that the people I would consider good friends to someone would have something in common with me. Such as in school, basketball, baseball, work, mutual friends, etc.
The way to have a good friend is to try to be a good friend to others. ~ Bill Greguska
Excellent Tips And Questions To Get Conversations Started!
- What is your favorite sport, and why is it your favorite?
- How could you describe yourself to someone you never met on the phone?
- What are some of your talents (don’t be shy)?
- What are the top five things you’d like to accomplish before you die?
- Talk about a very nice birthday you once had, and why was it so happy?
- How would you describe the characteristics of a beautiful person?
- What was one of the best birthday presents you ever got?
- What do you like most to do in your spare time?
- If you were given $10,000, how would you do with it?
- If you could be a professional in anything, what would it be, and why?
Start Getting People To Talk About Themselves!
- Is there anything that parents owe their children?
- Is there anything children owe their parents?
- How do you keep your temper under control?
- When are times that you tend to feel lonely, and why?
- List two main qualities that you look for most in a friend?
- Is there anything you don’t like that much about yourself?
- What would you do differently in your life if you could?
- If you were taking a trip around the world, what five people would you take with you, and why?
Be An Active Listener As Well As A Polite Talker!
- When you daydream, what do you daydream about usually?
- Do you think you have a good sense of humor, and why do you say that?
- If you were told you have only one week to live, how would you spend the week?
- What kind of movies do you like to watch and why?
- If you got lost in the woods and suddenly got dark, what would you do?
- Talk about some of the best things you like best about going to movies?
- What is your definition of a happy marriage?
- What are your two most favorite types of pets, and why?
- If you could have anything in the world for your birthday, what would you want?
- What are five things are most important to you in your life?
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