From Across the Net – “A Friend Who Sticks Closer than…a Hobbit? What the Inklings Teach Us About Friendship”

“I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.” – Frodo Baggins in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

From Across the Net – “An Unexpected, Overlooked Benefit of Friendships”

“I have learned that I should pursue friendships out of love for my family. I am a better husband to my wife and a better father to my children when I have meaningful friendships with others.”

Thomas Wasn’t Alone – A 2015 Flashback

“Claire is a large blue square. Even though she cannot jump high, Claire dreams of becoming a superhero.”