on Strength and Vulnerability

To be fully present for a person who is dying you must have a strong back and a soft front. Most of us…live with the reverse. We are outwardly defensive, and because we resist compassion we are actually weaker. A broken heart is an open heart, and there exists great strength in a shaky vulnerability.

from The Still Point of the Turning World, by Emily Rapp

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