Motivational speaker Jim Rohn says “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” The Bible also says it:
The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.Proverbs 12:26 NIV
Then what are we to do?
When I lived in California, my close circle of friends were avid cyclists. Guess what? I took up cycling and mountain biking and entered into one of the fittest seasons of my life. Go figure.
What about you? What kind of fruit is stemming from your current close circle of friends? Are you moving into the direction you want to go or away from it? Do you have any stories to share about this topic? We’d love to hear them!