Becoming a friend you want to be friends with – By Ammie Black

What would it look like to become a friend you would want to be friends with? Do you have a criteria in mind? An "ideal" friend, maybe?  Childhood Friendships vs Adult Friendships  Consider kids. Most kids make friends rather easily. They meet someone new, and in 5 minutes they're playing and laughing together like they've always known each other.  As adults though, friendships get harder to come by. There are various reasons for this. Work and home responsibilities may not leave much time for…

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An Exploration of Friendship in 2020 – The Hope Table

I tossed my head back with roaring belly-laughter taking me from one position on the sofa to another as I spoke to my sister-cousin on the phone. I could hear she matched my mirthful euphoria with her equally bellowing laughter as we shared views on my plan to explore the 'F' word in 2020. As we chatted about the 'F' word, mixed in with the harder and challenging elements and questions, were jokes and memories that sparked this heart-tickling joy! Both the good and the lousy of the 'f' word…

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Becoming a friend you want to be friends with – By Ammie Black

What would it look like to become a friend you would want to be friends with? Do you have a criteria in mind? An "ideal" friend, maybe?…

An Exploration of Friendship in 2020 – The Hope Table

I tossed my head back with roaring belly-laughter taking me from one position on the sofa to another as I spoke to my sister-cousin on the…