The Word Among Us

September 2014 Issue

A Treasure beyond Compare

The Hallmarks of a Strong Friendship

A Treasure beyond Compare: The Hallmarks of a Strong Friendship

Men walking on level ground do not have to lend one another a hand, while those who are on a rugged, slippery road hold on to one anther in order to walk more safely. (St. Francis de Sales, An Introduction to the Devout Life, 3.19)

St. Francis de Sales may have written these words four hundred years ago, but they are just as true for us today. As Christians, we know that...

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