SPIRITUAL FRIENDSHIP need not be limited to time and space dimensions; there remains an eternal aspect to the meeting of kindred souls. … We can draw strength from a cloud of witnesses who lived long after New Testament dust settled: women and men who encountered the living Christ in their own times.
– Stephanie Ford
Kindred Souls: Connecting through Spiritual Friendship
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In you, O LORD, I take refuge; let me never be put to shame.
Psalm 71:1, NRSV
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This week we remember: Thomas Aquinas (January 28).
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