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Love is indispensable to life, and if in the past you have suffered because of love, you can learn how to love again.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Love is indispensable to life, and if in the past you have suffered because of love, you can learn how to love again.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Even God cannot change the past.

Agathon

Even God cannot change the past.

Agathon

To love means to embrace and at the same time to withstand many endings, and many many beginnings — all in the same relationship.

To love means to embrace and at the same time to withstand many endings, and many many beginnings — all in the same relationship.

We should learn not to grow impatient with the slow healing process of time. We should discipline ourselves to recognize that there are many steps to be taken along the highway leading from sorrow to renewed serenity. We should anticipate these stages in our emotional convalescence: unbearable pain, poignant grief, empty days, resistance to consolation, disinterestedness in life, gradually giving way … to the new weaving of a pattern of action and the acceptance of the irresistible challenge of life.

We should learn not to grow impatient with the slow healing process of time. We should discipline ourselves to recognize that there are many steps to be taken along the highway leading from sorrow to renewed serenity. We should anticipate these stages in our emotional convalescence: unbearable pain, poignant grief, empty days, resistance to consolation, disinterestedness in life, gradually giving way … to the new weaving of a pattern of action and the acceptance of the irresistible challenge of life.