Friend Jesus

         I no longer call you servants,          because a servant does not know the master's business.          Instead, I have called you friends,          for everything that I learned from God          I have made known to you.                   —John 15.15

My Savior I praise, and give thanks. My Lord I learn from and obey. But my Friend, my friend Jesus I love. Comrade through the hard times, who never left me, I love you, nor will I leave you in your troubles. Companion on the Long Way, who knows my struggles, we will break the bread of this life, every loaf for both of us, laughing together. Partner in the Great Work, shoulder to shoulder, we sustain each other. We need each other. We enjoy our company. Friend Jesus, I give you my hand in your healing, your welcome, your forgiveness. I give you my heart in your struggle, your pain, your loneliness, for your sake, because I love you, my dear beloved friend, that your journey may go well today.

__________________ Steve Garnaas-Holmes Unfolding Light

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