“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.”
“These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
It does seem so, yes? That beauty comes from being carved deeply, sculpted and shaped by Life, so that ‘live, wild grief‘ and holy Grace can bathe and permeate those low places and leave us richer for it.