Wounds Like Canyons Deep

The more I think about loneliness, the more that I think that the wound of loneliness is like the Grand Canyon—a deep incision on the surface of our existence which has become an inexhaustible source of beauty and self-understanding.
— Henri Nouwen
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What makes the Christian hope special is not that it takes away pains like loneliness or sadness, but instead that it allows us to share them with one another in a way that accentuates the beauty in our struggles...