6/29/2010

Helpless

"The most difficult part of loving is learning to tolerate the helplessness we feel in the face of a loved one's suffering." (Dr. Sheldon Kopp)

Sometimes we're not called to heal a family member or a sea turtle, or to change them, or to lay on some glib enlightenment: but simply to be present to their pain. This is difficult, because it requires humility.

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