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BEN WITHERINGTON III ON FRIENDSHIP

I have long appreciated the work of Ben Witherington III, especially his commentary on Acts, which is superb. I just discovered his blog: Ben Witherington. He has this fabulous statement on friendship—a subject about which I have thought long and hard—at the close of a recent entry, “Tis a Gift to be Simple--the story of Kevin”:

“Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.”