Lifestyle

Friendship Bracelets and the Longing to Belong

By: Sharon Cooper

Friendship bracelets are back! Cheap, colourful beads, some with letters, all tied with elastic string, has flooded society once again.

And this time, it’s not just the kids!

Thanks to Taylor Swift, adults who grew up in the 1990s are revisiting the phenomenon of making friendship bracelets.

Today, they have become a symbol of belonging.

It is reported that the Eras tour covers 146 dates on five continents; with an estimated audience of 70,000 at each, over 10 million people will have gone to see Taylor live by the end of 2024!

That’s a lot of friendship bracelets made and swapped!

We all long to belong.

Two thousand years ago, God gave the world His son Jesus, bringing good news of salvation to all. This good news is share by millions worldwide, each story of faith a miracle in itself.

Perhaps you have your own story of faith which you could share with someone today — and renew that sense of belonging.

document.createElement(‘audio’);


Article supplied with thanks to City Bible Forum.

Feature images: Etsy

Other Articles You May Like

Entertainment and Arts

Choirs Invited To Enter International Competition

By: Clare Bruce  Choirs around Australia – and worldwide –...

April 19, 2024
Lifestyle

Australians and Etiquette: Comparing the Generations

By: Mark McCrindle Returning your shopping trolley, waving to another...

April 19, 2024
News

What the World’s Most Famous Atheist Says About Christianity Now

By: Akos Balogh Famous British Atheist Richard Dawkins used to...

April 18, 2024
Lifestyle

How to Ease Your Stress With a ‘Mindfulness Moment’

By: Michelle NortjeBy being mindful of our social and sensory...

April 18, 2024