Tag Archives: Friendship

“Paper Tigers” Do Not Make Good Candidates For Friendships

The paper  tigers I speak of are people with varying degrees of Narcissistic Personally Disorder.  A Paper Tiger is usually someone who appears threatening,  but is ineffective when they are found out. I have known three who I have considered, … Continue reading

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Can Teachers Become Friends?

The transition of a teacher-student relationship to one of friendship is sometimes tricky to accomplish. Both have complex parts. I see Teacher’s  as having a special kind of power that is not a part of a healthy and productive friendship. … Continue reading

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An Accidental Encounter Showed Me A Glimpse Of A Steller Friendship

I had just finished writing a blog on friendship and was ready to publish, when I got the urge to take a break, so I jumped in my car and headed to a local park for some sunshine and “fresh … Continue reading

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Social Media Has Drastically Changed the Face and Meaning of Friendship

I don’t believe the current generation  understands what friendship really means, partly because of their attachment to their phones, computers and gaming devices.  Part of the blame is squarely  on the shoulders of the culture they are living in. Part … Continue reading

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An Unasked Question Answered….A Surprising Gift From a Friend.

A friend’s guidance showed me my current purpose.  Purposes change over a lifetime. God sees the big picture of why we are here on earth, but we only see a chapter at a time as we amble through life.  I … Continue reading

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