“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings.” “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you whenyouhave forgotten the words.

Life is a journey in which we encounter people. A few of such encounters facilitate two souls to commit themselves to an exiting veyaga of discovery of the good in each of them by transcending their personal and social differences. There begins the magic called friendship It is not the expected result of meeting but true and unanticipated gift of enormous potentials.

A genuine friendship involves a share sense of caring and concern, a desire to see each other grow and develop, and a hope for each other to succeed in all aspects of life. It takes risks; it overlooks faults and loves unconditional, but it also calls for being truthful, even though it may hurt you.

A true friend is one who let you be yourself and still loves you. J.s peris sums up the philosophy of a genuine friendship,

“I’m not in the world to live up to your expectations. And you are not in the world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it’s beautiful”.

How often do most us take our friendship for granted. But how many true friends do we have really? In this era of Internet communication, it is fashionable to make many internet friends’. But how deep are these bonds? Think for a moment and list those you feel true friends and with whom you have a close relationship. Are they true friends?

Let the friendship day help us to cultivate and appreciate our friends for what they are to us.

Celebrate your friendship.