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 advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. —Henri Nouwen

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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 advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.

HENRI NOUWEN

Catholic priest, author

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bagaine saphira from Uganda FEBRUARY 28, 2016
Indeed its that warm hand that calms even the sobbing heart and the person becomes vibrant again.


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