Two in distress makes sorrow less

In Spanish, the expression is not as optimistic ‘mal de muchos, consuelo de tontos,’ meaning something very different. In Spanish, it comes to mean that it’s silly to believe that finding comfort in other people’s similar problems is foolish. I don’t agree with the Spanish version, I believe in the English expression because I do […]

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Impossible loss.

  What to say when a life is gone? After months of suffering, “he” is gone. Some days, I was told, he spoke of a future. Other days he spoke of the past and the future didn’t exist. He went from hope to acceptance of what was to come. 

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