The importance of true spiritual friendship
?Brokenness lets us feel that terror. When we admit, deeply and emotionally, that we cannot control what we most want, overwhelming horror sweeps into our soul. We feel nothing deeper. The dark night of the soul begins. We lower our head, retreat into the safety of aloneness, and wail in sheer agony. It?s impossible to believe that sheer delight is waiting to greet us. Someone else needs to believe it for us.?
(The Safest Place on Earth – Larry Crabb, 162)
I am beginning to see that we need others much more than any of us want to admit…