By Fiona Foden
A humorous, touching tale approximately existence adjustments, friendship and primary love. Josie has lived on her boat, Promise, her complete existence. She unearths it more uncomplicated to stroll on deck than she does to stroll on land. yet Promise has been condemned, and in flip, Josie is condemned to continue to exist dry land. Then she meets Leon, a boy from her neighbourhood...
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Extra resources for A Kiss, a Dare and a Boat Called Promise
Once when we moved house I thought that it would be very difficult to make (find) some new friends. I was invited to morning tea with a neighbour. They introduced me to the other neighbours and some of their friends. As I watched the people interact with each other, it seemed obvious that they were all friends with one another and, after the initial introductions, I was left out in the cold (felt ignored) as they chatted and laughed together. I remember thinking, ‘They have their friends; there isn’t any room for another friend.
I have included some of my favourite websites and a ‘just for fun’ test, which you can do yourselves and with your friends, at the back of this book. Knowing one’s personality and learning styles can be helpful in any of our relationships, but especially in our friendships. This is important because it might be that an individual is not so much our enemy but rather they are so different from us, that we have nothing in common. So we might not have enough things in common to form a mutual friendship.
A truer friend had no one, As you my dear friend are to me. I will be true to our friendship, As true as a true friend can be. Friends always stay close beside you, Friends ride the glad and the sad. Memories shared with my good friends, Will keep me through times good and bad. HOW TO RECOGNISE A FRIEND FROM A FOE 55 Some thoughts on friendship (by Janet Pett and Jill Godwin) When does a friendship start? We have been friends with Wendy and Beatrice for 12 years. We first met Wendy in the context of shared experiences of marginalisation – as gays in the Christian world and Christians in the gay world.