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Will keep [sorry; but…]
my Roman-Catholic-raised friends

HardCover; ?/un-touched’


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My evil step-monster’s most un-forgivable sin:
Lying to his mother in saying she did not know how to contact me;
I was a nurse by then; I would have cared for him until his dying breath,
washed his body prn…

I was his closest friend; and yet two others @ least got to say good-bye.
I just barely missed finding him…

* Co-incidentally, there is/was another man
with the same name and birthdate somwhere on the Web.

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I didn’t buy this for me; At present I’m an [underweight] ectomorph, so it must’ve been for friends.┬áIt’s a Rodale Press book, so I’ll keep it for now.

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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 much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.”
~ Henri Nouwen

Thanks to MJS

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Thanks to DRS

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