If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU.
You’ve got to reach bedrock to become depressed enough before you are forced to accept the reality and enormity of the problem.
Loneliness is designed to help you discover who you are…and to stop looking outside yourself for your worth.
There are dark and alone times when you move forward to pursue your own journey, but the beauty in the light at the end of the tunnel is worth every sacrifice you thought you made.
Look at it,' he said, gesturing. 'This window looks down upon hundreds more panes of glass, and behind those panes live thousands upon thousands of lost souls. When I feel cast down and helpless, scores of other men do as well, and when I am bitterly angry at feeling cast down and helpless, countless other people languish in concert with me. When I'm happy, it's the same. It's a bit like...I used to play chamber music. It's like a vast orchestra. And so I shan't ever be alone.