Friends

Good friends are so much more than casual companions. In a true friendship, friends support and encourage each other without judgment or competition. If you are lucky enough to have a friend like this, don't hold back--tell them how much their friendship means to you.

Jorge Jarrin, right, with his dad Jaime Jarrin.

Dodgers Broadcaster Jorge Jarrin on Baseball, Faith and Friendship

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Rick Hamlin checks in with an old friend.

An artist's rendering of tension between two neighbors on either side of a wall

She Swallowed Her Pride to Restore a Broken Friendship

Small squabbles had caused a bitter rift with a close neighbor. Could she find the resolve to reach out to her former friend?

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Dr. Rick Pitera helped Dan Radice survive COVID-19: photo courtesy Dan Radice

These Two Healthcare Workers Helped Save Each Other's Lives

Dan Radice, an exercise specialist, brought Dr. Rick Pitera through cardiac rehab. Now, it was Rick’s turn to save Dan from Covid-19.

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Calling a friend

How Can the Pandemic Make You a Better Friend?

As we figure new ways to go about our day, here are four ideas for deepening and enriching friendships.

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Photo Courtesy of Daniel Radice

How an Unusual Friendship Helped Him Recover from Covid-19

An anesthesiologist vows to do everything he can to help the man who saved his life years earlier. 

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Nadine (left) and Akiko

Long-Lost Pen Pals Are Reunited In Person

Two women who started writing to each other during World War II reconnect face-to-face more than 75 years later.

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Nadine and Akiko

How These Long-Lost Pen Pals Found Each Other Again

Nadine Covey and Akiko Toyama say “God took over” in reuniting them, after becoming pen-pals during World War II.

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Friends having an argument

How to Pray for a Friend Who Has Angered You

Shifting focus from yourself to someone else can bring about unexpected healing.

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Friends of all ages

Why It's Healthy to Have Friends of All Ages

Having friends in different stages of life broadens our view of others—and ourselves.

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Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

A pair of lovebirds in a nest

Happy Valentine's Day from Angels on Earth!

Feel free to share this Valentine's Day greeting from Angels on Earth magazine with everyone you love!

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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Helping a friend

When God Picks You to Solve a Problem

It might be inconvenient. It might take time out of your day. But here’s why it’s a blessing.

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Left to right, Jorge Jarrin, Rick Hamlin, Jaime Jarrin

An Unlikely Gift from Dodger Broadcaster Jorge Jarrin

How he paved the way to self-discovery for a childhood buddy.

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