being there

        Grownups sure make things complicated. Any child knows what you need when you hurt. It’s simple. You just need somebody to be there with you, even (and maybe especially) if he doesn’t say anything at all.

“When we honestly ask ourselves which people in our lives mean 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. . . .” Henri Nouwen

“[W]eep with those who weep.” Romans 12:15