A friend asked if I think “love” and “like” are synonymous, and whether we can feel one without the other. She wrestles with them often, so I thank her for this exercise.
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Do I love you because of our shared parenthood, or as independently love-worthy individuals? [2 minute read…]
I like to write because I am conceited and like to hear my own voice and read my own words.
Too aware of her daughter’s self judgment, Sophie’s mother withheld her wishes for higher aspirations…
“The Christian passion psychologically: Voluntary acceptance of suffering produces a transformation… sufficiently powerful to transcend tragedy and to keep malevolence at bay.”