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February 19, 2023

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The Light That Bridges the Dark Expanse Between Lonelinesses

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 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. { read more }

Be The Change

More from Popova and Baldwin in this post on, “Love, the Illusion of Choice and the Paradox of Freedom.” { more }

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