Friends Worth Keeping

I just saw a clip from Madea Goes to Jail. (Click on the link and you can watch it.) She talks about friends. She describes three types of friends. Some are leaves. The wind blows and they go with it. They drop off when they don’t get what they want. They are takers. Let them go. Some are like branches. They seem strong but when you step out on them, hoping for support, they break and leave you high and dry. Let them go. Others are like roots. They aren’t worried about being seen; they are there to sustain you. They give life. Hang on to those friends. You will only have a few really good friends because that’s all you need…just like the tree.

You are worth having good friends. When people want out of your life just let them go…they aren’t really root friends. If they were, they wouldn’t be leaving.

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  1. Dr. Jerry Davis

    Thanks Karen! I sent this to my wife who is just working through a friendship that was probably “a leaf.” This was very helpful. Take care of you!

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