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#3201176 - 03/22/13 11:26 PM What is friendship worth?
Big J
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This is a question I have been asking myself for several weeks.
I mean if you could put a dollar amount on it?

I have had this issue facing me for the last few weeks.

I have a dear friend that owes me a substantial amount of money for work I have done for him and thru no fault of his own things have turned south for him in several random acts that I know was beyond his control. Now I love this guy dearly and we have been friends for almost 20 years. One of my best friends.

Tonight I had a conversation with him and wiped the slate clean.
I feel a ton better and I hope he does as well.

So I ask what is friendship worth?

Money is such a materialistic item. I mean yeah I would love to have a bunch of it and especially right now considering I was down to little the last few days!! lol

To put some perspective on it. The actual amount I wrote off today to help my friend was

$20,000

Yes i said twenty thousand dollars.

Yes he is still one of my best friend and I think if it had been 100k. I would have felt the same.

I hope it never comes up again and I pray it gives us both restful peace in our relationship.

Just thought I would share.
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#3201179 - 03/22/13 11:38 PM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: Big J]
TNhunter
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Big J - you indeed are a might fine man!
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#3201184 - 03/22/13 11:49 PM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: TNhunter]
Big J
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Thanks man! It really means a lot! I kept asking myself what the hell are you doing you moron??

God just said, egghh! Its only money! Every single time.

So I said Egggh! Write it off and make him whole again!!

Thing is? I feel a ton better!!

Who knew??
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#3201188 - 03/22/13 11:58 PM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: Big J]
eightpointer
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You are one heck of a Man Big J. I want to type many things to say you are and I just can't put it all down. While I don't think I could do what you did...I do think it would give me great peace and tranquility. Awesome!
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#3201194 - 03/23/13 01:00 AM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: ]
Chaneylake
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never get to friendly that you can not get your money is what I was taught
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#3201195 - 03/23/13 01:03 AM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: Chaneylake]
Big J
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Money is so temporary though buddy.
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#3201197 - 03/23/13 01:32 AM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: Big J]
Chaneylake
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 Originally Posted By: Big J
Money is so temporary though buddy.


so true
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#3201252 - 03/23/13 06:47 AM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: TNhunter]
REM7
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 Originally Posted By: TNhunter
Big J - you indeed are a might fine man!



x2

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#3201267 - 03/23/13 07:28 AM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: REM7]
dr
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I couldn't put a price on a true friendship, and he is one lucky guy to have you for a friend. A true friend is willing to help someone without expecting something in return. But, if I were that friend, I would find some way to repay your kindness when I got back on my feet.
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#3201269 - 03/23/13 07:32 AM Re: What is friendship worth? [Re: REM7]
woodyard
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You have found the true meaning of life in this world. Jesus will smile on you.
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