Suffering

Contrary to what we may have been taught to think,
Unnecessary and Unchosen Suffering wounds us
but need not Scar us for Life. It does Mark us.
What we Allow the Mark of our Suffering
to become is in Our Own Hands.
~ Bell Hooks

Photograph by Noell S. Oszvald
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