“The first step toward others can be very small.

“Doing an act of love cracks us open.

“We all experience suffering, but not at the same time. One receives good news when the other hears bad, and the other way around.

“So we take turns, ready to set our pain aside and join in regular tasks with others, while looking for the right time, with those we trust, to ask them to enter our suffering with us.

“Together we determine how to love through the difficulties we face.”