Sunday, January 11

Quote of the Day

"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 much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle 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 Nouwen

Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen, (Nijkerk, January 24, 1932 - Hilversum, September 21, 1996) was a Dutch Catholic priest and writer who authored 40 books on the spiritual life.
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4 comments:

Miss.Fortune said...

Amen to that!

Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T said...

now thats a friend sister

UBRINGMEJOI said...

@ miss- amen double time!

UBRINGMEJOI said...

@ torrance- i know we all need friends like this