Dearly beloved we have gathered here today to mourn a loss. Some friendships grow in different directions, others suffer a fatal blow, and other friendships fall apart at the hand of foul play. It doesn’t matter what happened, friendships that fail are difficult to get over. I know first hand that losing a friend can be tougher than heartbreak. My circle has been small for a long time, but when I found out that the value I placed on the word friend was not shared with one who I considered one of my closest, I kind of freaked out….