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A friend or family member has departed—to war, to work, to sickness, to death, to a choice of leaving, to seek happiness in various ways. Or, a friend or family member has departed mentally while still living nearby—they work hard but never engage in conversations, care, compassion.

We can care. We can cry. We can invest time by interrupting our own addictive behavior and routines. We can enter the stories of others and offer a few minutes, a few meals, a few words.

They are crying. Are we noticing?

God is caring. Are we?