One discovers the light in darkness, that is what darkness is for; but everything in our lives depends on how we bear the light.
James Baldwin

The Light That Bridges the Dark Expanse Between Lonelinesses

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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