A true friend is the 'Alphabet' of one's life. They:
 
(A)ccept you
(B)elieve in "you"
(C)all you just to say "HI!"
(D)on't give up on you
(E)nvision the whole of you (even the unfinished parts)
(F)orgive your mistakes
(G)ive unconditionally
(H)elp you
(I)nvite you over
(J)ust to "be" with you
(K)eep you close at heart
(L)oves you for who you are
(M)akes a difference in your life
(N)ever Judges
(O)ffers support
(P)icks you up
(Q)uiets your fears
(R)aises your spirit
(S)ays nice things about you
(T)ells you the truth when you need to hear it
(U)nderstands you
(V)alues you
(W)alks beside you
(X)-plains thing you don't understand
(Y)ells when you won't listen, and
(Z)aps you back to reality!