Mean most to us.


 “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. 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,

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4 Comments

  1. I am half way there, I need Jesus help in stopping me from giving advice, solutions and cures. All the rest I have and can do.

  2. We all need someone to ‘be there for us’, maybe that’s why we have our life partners to travel lifes road with us…? I know I’m lucky&have one!

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