Why do you think these three life recommendations are bundled together? How might they be connected?
What is the goal given for finding yourself this kind of close friend? How does the text say that it benefits you in your life? What do you think it means to reveal life secrets to each other? What would you be missing if you didn’t have these kinds of relationships?
If we see these as instructions for being part of a community, how might each one play out on a communal level? What would be the impact of community members doing all three of these things, both as an impact on themselves and on the community as a whole?
How might we help people in our community, including ourselves, find teachers, friends, and judge each other favorably?
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