The Herb Of Grace

Theology and Poetry, Politics and Prose

Monday, March 9th in the Season of Lent March 9, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Joel @ 1:43 am

Henri Nouwen articulates the skill needed to simply be with those in crushing pain:

“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 healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.”

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