Who Can Tolerate Not Knowing

“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 healing…

Not curing…

That is a friend.”

~ Henri Nouwen

Author: ChronicPainDailyReflections

I manage a web-site, Chronic Pain Daily Reflections.com, created for and in support of those living in chronic pain. The site helps with the day-to-day spiritual, mental, emotional and physical needs of those with constant pain, whatever its source.