Broken But Priceless Magazine Article: Establishing Community Support
by Heather Bock
This week I have the honor to have an article published in an online magazine: Broken But Priceless on a topic about which I feel very strongly. Here’s the start of it, but I hope you’ll click to read the rest at the magazine itself.
Eleven years ago, shortly after we moved across the country, my husband and I joined a small group of young couples. Seasons went by, and a few couples left and a few others came aboard, but the core remained stable as baby after baby was added to the mix. We threw each other baby showers, rotated a carpet cleaner, and combined garage sales. We ate Thanksgiving meals, our kids hunted for Easter eggs, and we studied Scripture together. We shared our passions, tears, and anxiety with each other. In fact, we became a family.
Then, first one, then another of these couples moved out of state. I was shaken to my core.
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You’re very welcome Heather 😎
Nice Job, Heather!
Such a fantastic magazine, too.
You had a great one in there, too!!
Thanks for this, Heather–I think making friendships is so hard as adults! But your post is a good reminder to keep getting in there and trying. Thank you for sharing your story and through your example–giving us so many different ways to build new friendships.
It’s so worth it!
I really enjoyed your article! Good job! Many blessings!
Thank you, Andy!
Love this, Heather! So good! Healthy Relationships are a theme for our church this year, and I have had to intentionally make an effort for this in a busy schedule, but it is so much better that way!
It’s so important! We need it so much! I’m glad your church is focusing on it.
So helpful! Thanks for sharing a bit more of your story and all the ways you stepped out to make friends : ) I’m an introvert who enjoys and needs people too, and your ideas make so much sense, Heather! Thankful for you!
Thanks, Bethany! You’re one of those new friends even though you live so far away!
Great article! Friendship is such a valuable treasure.
Thank you! You’re one of those friends I value!
I am so glad you started the book club, it is an awesome blessing to me!
I’m so glad I did, too! I’m glad you all came to it! It’s been such a blessing to me, too.