Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Suffering


'A friend's compassion naturally lessens our suffering. If I am consoled when another person shares in my suffering, then I will be comforted even more if it is God who suffers with me.'
Meister Eckhart, Selected Writings

1 comment:

KH said...

Have just rung a friend in my darkest hour only to have her thank me for choosing to ring her in my despair even though we havn't spoken for a while. And as I read your most recent blog I am reminded that God would probably say the same...but somehow I always forget to seek refuge in this divine shelter, it still comes more naturally to go to the harbour of my friends. Thanks for the reminder.