A “philos” kind of love

My best friends are like family to me. My sisters, my tribe, my circle, who meet many of my needs for connection and love.

Unlike agape and storge, philos love is a love we choose for ourselves, based on our likes/dislikes.

PHILOS. From the Greek, defined as the sisterhood/brotherhood companionship or best friend love we all need.

And just like storge, philos love can also let us down nor be what we hoped for or expected, as it is based upon others.

Today, celebrate the friendships you have been blessed with along your journey, for they are a gift to be thankful for.

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man (woman) sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 NIV

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother (sister) is born for adversity.” Proverbs 17:17 NIV

” Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work; If one falls down, his/her friend can help him/her up. But pity the one who falls and has no one to help him/her up!” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 NIV

“I’ll be Your Friend” by Michael W Smith https://youtu.be/-UmVLedaFhw


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