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“I don’t have any friends!” Have you heard this before? Have you thought or said this before?
One of the mental health epidemics of today’s culture is loneliness. Our digital interaction, which is supposed to increase our connections to others, is actually hindering them. The word “friend” has taken on an entirely new meaning. The term once reserved for the people we were closest to in life now refers to someone who happens to look at our social media feed — people we may not even know. We’ve replaced quality for quantity (how many), and depth for shallowness.
This is a diabolical plot. The enemy of our soul seeks to isolate us — from God and others. This isolation breeds discouragement and depression. What should we do to counteract this?
Here are some suggestions:
Do these things, and get ready, you’re going to find some great friends!