Until we have seen someone's darkness, we don't really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone's darkness, we don't really know what love is. —Marianne Williamson

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Until we have seen someone's darkness, we don't really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone's darkness, we don't really know what love is.

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

author, lecturer

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Nancy from Brooklyn NY AUGUST 1, 2016
A great reminder to anyone with a disorder. Thank goodness people exist who try to comprehend.


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