It is never easy meeting true friends Between elementary and college, people will come and go. Everyone you meet in your life, may not always be a personal stamp, but a seasonal postcard. "The Friendship Tree" is a story about a young lady learning how to identify what true friendship looks like with the help of her mom. With the guidance of her mom, she understood the difference between a leaf, branch and a root, within the cycle of life's friendships. I hope you are able to do the same. Before reading, get comfortable, sit back, relax, and think of your circle. See who fits what category. You might be surprised.