Wednesday, 6 February 2013

... for Words of Comfort

It has been a very sad three weeks with the death of a close friend. I have found it difficult to write while I grieve for her, and confront my own mortality. 
   Today I found a quotation, in the poem 'Auguries of Innocence' by William Blake, that, in a strange way, was oddly comforting.

    Man was made for joy and woe;
    And when this we rightly know
    Through the world we safely go.

I hope these words may be a comfort to you if you need them.

2 comments:

  1. My condolences! I hope you will soon be feeling better, Wendy! It's always hard to lose someone we love. It's one of the hardest things in life.

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    1. Thanks for your kind thoughts, Lucille.

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