Mike Medeiros (California)
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Some friends play at friendship but a true friend sticks closer than one’s nearest kin. - Proverbs 18:24 (NRSV)
As 8-year-olds, a neighbor and I made a friendship pact and solidified it with a special handshake and a wink. We promised to be there for each other and have fun together. Two years later, I was devastated when he and his family moved far away. As my grandmother consoled...
My friends are beautiful gifts from God.
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Pastor Harold Stinson was given The Upper Room as a child by his mother. He is now 71 years old and still reads the devotional guide every day but now in large print. He also hosts a daily prayer call and uses the scripture from the meditation as the basis for that call.