We don’t develop “911 Friends” overnight — it takes time to develop these deep relationships of trust, confidence, and comfort; but it is essential to resilient living. In recognition of this importance of FRIENDSHIP, I have put together a short video from one of my 911 friends, Jim Johnson. The context is Jim’s recovery from trauma and his eventual comfort to others after his son Matt took his own life on the day he was to graduate from college. I have spliced together some key elements from Jim’s story which illustrate important dimensions of the FRIENDSHIP which we all need in our lives.
Without further introduction, here is Jim Johnson: