Lord, I want to thank You today for the blessing of friends. You have given them to me in abundance. I’ve laughed so hard with them I thought our sides would explode. I’ve wept with them when I thought our hearts would break. When You formed us in our mothers’ wombs, You made us to be in community with others. I thank You for both that need and for those who fill that need in my life. Bless them, Father. Amen.