What are the ‘Top Five Regrets of Dying’? (Part 4)

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What are the ‘Top Five Regrets of Dying’? (Part 4)

True friendship is at the core of any happy life. If our family is our root system, our friends are our fellow branches. We're all striving together, supporting one another, providing shade and comfort.

Addie Johnson


We have looked at some of the top regrets of the dying over the past few weeks. The fourth regret of the dying is not surprisingly about friendship. Let’s take the Key Steps to nurture one of the most important relationships in our lives and make sure we never have to say…

#4 – I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends

Often people do not truly realise the full benefits of old friends until they are dying. Often it is not always possible to track down old friends. Many have become so caught up in their own lives that they let golden friendships slip away over the years. There are many deep regrets about not giving friendships the time and effort they deserved and most miss their friends when they are dying.

Who are your real friends and are you nurturing your relationship with them? I can count my real friends on my fingers. They are fierce friends who are prepared to tell me the ‘good’ stuff and the ‘bad’. They hold up the mirror so I can see myself more clearly. They nurture and support me when I need it most (even when I deserve it least). They are rare and precious gems that I am so blessed to have. I have stayed in touch with them, have you stayed in touch with yours? What friendships do you need to spend more time nurturing? What will you do today to start nurturing them today and take the Key Steps to…

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