In this age of Facebook and Twitter, when we can have hundreds, even thousands of "friends," many people still feel isolated or lonely. We may have more virtual friendships than we can count, but nothing that dips below the surface to touch the soul. Spiritual friendship offers something more, the possibility of connecting with true soul mates who journey with us on our path toward God. It's not some newfangled notion, but rather an ancient tradition with scriptural roots.
Interested in learning more? Check out my story, "How to Develop Spiritual Friendships," in the November 7 issue of OSV by clicking HERE.
You can also catch me talking about this topic and my new book, "Walking Together: Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship," on the following radio and cable shows:
Thursday, Oct. 28, 8:10 a.m. ET, Son Rise Morning Show, EWTN Global Radio, 740 AM, Cincinnati region
Friday, Oct. 29, 8:30 a.m. ET, Spirit Radio, KVSS 102.7 FM, Omaha/Lincoln region
Friday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m., Everyday Faith Live!, Telecare-TV on Cablevision or Verizon FIOS, New York Metro area.