The Light That Bridges the Dark Expanse Between Lonelinesses
Feb 19, 2023-- "The longer I live, the more deeply I learn that love -- whether we call it friendship or family or romance -- is the work of mirroring and magnifying each others light. Gentle work. Steadfast work. Life-saving work in those moments when life and shame and sorrow occlude our own light from our view, but there is still a clear-eyed loving person to beam it back. In our best moments, we are that person for another. In learning this afresh -- as we must learn all the great and obvious truths, over and over -- I was reminded of a passage by James Baldwin..." Maria Popova shares more in this post. (3870 reads)
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Our lives disconnect and reconnect, we move on, and later we may again touch one another.
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