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What Do We Live For?

Published on February 4, 2014 by Marianna Cacciatore

What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for others?

                                                                                         George Eliot

Yesterday I needed my friends and they needed me. It was a day when magic happened with near strangers, where the “shared world” was in high relief and it was obvious that we’re all connected in a web of wonder.

I woke up feeling unsure of myself, and as I spoke to a friend while drinking my morning coffee, I cried some. Now, one thing I have learned is that having friends who listen well and have the capacity to hold sorrow without needing to repair the problem are good as gold. And if that friend sees the beauty in you AND is outspoken about it, well, she’s a keeper.

Laurie is one of those friends and she did something remarkable for me.  Read more