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Share Our Pain…

Image by Luisella Planeta Leoni from Pixabay 

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means 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.”

— Henri Nouwen

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Hope, help & tragedy in Faribault — Minnesota Prairie Roots

THIS IS A REBLOG FROM MY FRIEND AUDREY’S BLOG AT MINNESOTA PRAIRIE ROOTS. PLEASE VISIT HER WONDERFUL BLOG!

I photographed this woman’s shirt at a public event in Northfield. The message refers to struggles with mental illness. Minnesota Prairie Roots file photo. IF YOU’VE FOLLOWED my writing long enough, you understand my dedication to increasing awareness on two important issues—domestic violence and mental health. This week, both made headlines in my community. I […]

Hope, help & tragedy in Faribault — Minnesota Prairie Roots
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Friendship

“‘Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.”

— Charles Lamb

“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”

— Bernard Meltzer