Saturday, March 25, 2017

Friendship

Today I had the opportunity to spend time with old friends — friends since high school and before. We had good times together at breakfast, church, and after, for much good conversation. We differ on some things but we remain friends.
I have no duty to be anyone's Friend and no man in the world has a duty to be mine. No claims, no shadow of necessity. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. ....
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves