The Gift of Friendship
Whether next door or in the next time zone, our friends provide some of our most important relationships. We cherish time spent with them, bemoan time spent apart, and look forward to the next time we can have coffee or rush to greet them as they walk toward our door. And nothing warms our hearts like stories of true friendship.
Collecting over fifty true stories from some of today best writers, Dawn Camp offers readers a chance to sit back and experience the gift of friendship. With its beautiful photographs and poignant prose, The Gift of Friendship is a great gift for a dear friend and the perfect pick-me-up any time you need a boost. Contributors include Crystal Paine, Liz Curtis Higgs, Tsh Oxenreider, Myquillyn Smith, Jennifer Dukes Lee, Lisa-Jo Baker, Jessica Turner, Lysa TerKeurst, Bonnie Gray, Holley Gerth, Renee Swope, and many more.
|“Time with friends is healing time; it is holy time. And no matter how busy we are or how much we have going on, we must make time for one of life’s greatest blessings.”
—Rachel Macy Stafford, New York Times bestselling author of Hands Free Mama
|“Reading this book is like spending time with a group of encouraging friends. Dawn Camp has created a warm, welcoming place our hearts can go back to again and again whenever we need to remember we’re not alone.”
—Holley Gerth, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of You’re Already Amazing
|“This uplifting collection of stories invites you to settle in and rediscover why friendship truly is a gift.”
—Kayla Aimee, author of Anchored: Finding Hope in the Unexpected
|“A book you’ll want to give to every one of your friends, because you’ll see your own friendships in the pages and you’ll just have to share it!”
—Rachel Anne Ridge, artist, blogger, and author of Flash: The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me about Life, Faith, and Second Chances
|Karina Allen||Becky Keife||Lesli Richards|
|Tina Anderson||JoAnne Kelly||Deidra Riggs|
|Lisa-Jo Baker||Jennifer Dukes Lee||Ruth Chou Simons|
|Dawn Camp||Lisa Leonard||Myquillyn Smith|
|Mary Carver||Shannon Lowe||Crystal Stine|
|Sandy Coughlin||Elizabeth W. Marshall||Kristen Strong|
|Robin Dance||Melissa Michaels||Ann Swindell|
|Sarah Forgrave||Lynn D. Morrissey||Renee Swope|
|Joy Forney||Tsh Oxenreider||Lysa TerKeurst|
|Holley Gerth||Crystal Paine||Jessica Turner|
|Bonnie Gray||Laura Parker||Edie Wadsworth|
|Alia Joy Hagenbach||Katie Kenny Phillips||Amanda Williams|
|Seth Haines||Melanie Porter||Francie Winslow|
|Liz Curtis Higgs||Christie Purifoy|
|Sophie Hudson||Anna Rendell|
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The Gift of Friendship contains over 50 stories divided into 9 categories: Building Community; It Takes a Friend to Be a Friend; Pursuing Friendship; Hospitality; Friendship on Purpose; What I Learned about Friendship from My Family; Vulnerability; Making a Difference; and Old Friends. Because of its structure, this book makes a great choice for book clubs! I pray you connect deeply with these stories and that they nudge you to step outside your comfort zone in the pursuit of friendship; to do what it takes to heal past wounds; to open the doors of your home and your heart; to love on the people around you; and to bask in the joy, the beauty, the gift of friendship. Share it with your friends!
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