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You are in good shape when you have a few good healthy friendships in life! I was told that if you have five real friends that have stuck with you through thick and thin, you have had a full life. Many friendships can be superficial or have self-centered interests. I believe that many people confuse friendships with acquaintances. I developed a formula of my own to understand the degree of friendship I am in. The characteristics have the following to determine how close others and I are. If we talk on the phone, email, text, visit each other’s house, go places together, and regularly contact each other. Then that indicates a higher level of friendship. This is just a general rule of thumb. The bottom line, people need to take time and energy. ~ Bill Greguska

James 4:4 You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.

 

 

 


 

 

Healthy Friendships Take Good Communication!

 


 

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Healthy Friendships Are A Blessing!

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Healthy friendships are a special blessing from God! Got any questions about healthy friendships?

Some of my healthy friendships have the same common denominators — the investment of time and energy, forgiveness, plus a few other qualities. Are you involved in healthy friendships, or are your friendships somewhat toxic? Learn more about healthy friendships on this page! Healthy friendships do not just grow on trees, but like trees need to grow deep roots to become healthy. Sometimes there is a need to prune the pruning of oneself in the areas that need attention (the weed that sometimes creeps in).

Do you often think more highly of your friends than yourself? When you think highly of your friends, that is an excellent quality, although being aware of your needs is important. One significant thing in healthy friendships is to communicate effectively, share your thoughts and feelings, and understand the other person’s thoughts and feelings. Close friendships are treasured and healthy for us to grow in life. ~ Bill Greguska

 

 

 

 


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Healthy Friendships Take Time And Energy! NeedEncouragement.com

Healthy friendships should not be taken for granted. They should be cherished!

(These types of questions are to get the ball rolling, consider your questions).

  • Have they shared with you a particular time or era during which they received Christ in their life?
  • Are they willing to postpone immediate gratification so that greater satisfaction can come in the future?
  • What is their attitude toward other people?
  • Do they show interest in bringing the Gospel to those who haven’t heard it? 
  • Are they honest about the little things in life?
  • Do they take responsibility for their actions?
  • Do they have humility?
  • When they talk about the future, do they make room for God?
  • What do they choose to feed their minds?
  • Do they show the traits of Jesus?

 

 

 


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