“I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.” ― George Eliot

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    1. Hi Amy!

      If only we could keep this at the front of our minds!

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  1. delphini510 says:

    Adrienne, thank you for giving us this beautiful quote by George Eliot.
    So sensitive and true.
    Th photo is great too.
    Miriam

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    1. I imagined the young man in the midst of revelry with friends getting a note from a loved one…it broke my heart!

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  2. Adrienne, I’m so glad you explained your photo choice as I couldn’t understand why not a pic of George Eliot – Mary Anne Evans. But it makes sense as an illustration of someone waiting for that moment of contact. And aren’t all of the men so handsome!

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    1. Hehe. Yes, the men are very handsome. 😉

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