What Friends Give Friends

WHAT FRIENDS GIVE FRIENDS

telephone time
hot cocoa
complete attention
another point of view
their secret recipes
no comment
room to be irrational
laughter in the right places
unrestricted sympathy
a reasonable argument
prayers in private
praise in public
a lap for the baby
pre-garage sale picking privileges
a hand to hold
an evening of watching your vacation videos
ideas
advice if it’s wanted
not if it isn’t
interest in daily drivel
memories
permission
pause
opportunities to practice tolerance
a basis for comparison
reliable movie reviews
other friends
a second cup of coffee
their favorite authors
surprises
time and space