“The kindest people are not born that way, they are made. They are the sounds that have experienced so much at the hands of life, they are the ones who have dug themselves out of the dark, who have fought to turn every loss into a lesson. The kindest people do not just exist – they choose to soften where circumstance has tried to harden them, they choose to believe in goodness, because they have seen firsthand why compassion is so necessary. They have seen firsthand why tenderness is so important in this world.”
– Bianca Sparacino
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Update: Resurfacing this post from 2021 as I keep coming back to it. Good reminder.
I so appreciate the mention of softness as opposed to hardness and resistance that can often accompany tough life circumstances. I hope we can all find more grace in these sorts of moments.
May 19th, 2021 / 3:19 am