Monday, November 12, 2012

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, 
who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, 
who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us 
the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.

Henri J.M. Nouwen, The Road to Daybreak: A Spiritual Journey

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