The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
So, so true! This resonates deeply with me. Though it may sound narcissistic, I think that everyone needs to have a sense of belonging in some corner, however small, of this maddening world. This experience can only be felt when we sense that there is someone who "thinks & feels with us" and who "is close to us in spirit."
So glad it resonates with you, my friend. You don't sound narcissistic at all. It's just part of being human, I think.
Though distant, dear sister, YOU are close in spirit. So true!!!
Welcome. If you would like to say something, rest assured that I will respond in my self, even if I do not respond in word.