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A friend asked the simplest question.. Why try?
Life was not okay for him and hadn’t been for a long time. When I listened to him I agreed with a lot of what he said. He was probably not going to get any less poor. The health problems probably weren’t going to get much better. A thousand problems of daily living were going to stay a thousand problems of daily living. He had been victimized and hurt more than once. He said people found him too hard to be around and there was really no one he could count on to be there for him. Believing in something seemed wishful thinking to him. He wanted to hang on… He just wanted to know…. Why try?????
He said he knew things had been hard for me for a long time. He thought at times I struggled too. He thought at times…
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