Richard Gillard understood the depth of relationship when he wrote:
I will hold the Christ-light for you
in the night-time of your fear;
I will hold my hand out to you,
speak the peace you long to hear.
I will weep when you are weeping;
when you laugh, I'll laugh with you.
I will share your joy and sorrow
till we've seen this journey through.
"Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow ... "