Sean Walsh

I live in Dublin, Ireland. Sometimes. Most times I live in my head, quite unaware of my surroundings – if you know what I mean… If you succeed in tracking Sean Walsh, please let me know, ok? I've been searching for him for years…

Breath of Friendship

Published on Wednesday 3rd April 2013 by seanwalsh

“But Oh! The blessing it is to have a friend

to whom one can speak fearlessly on any subject;

with whom one’s deepest –

as well as one’s most foolish thoughts –

come out simply and safely.

Oh, the comfort – the inexpressible comfort

of feeling safe with a person –

having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,

but pouring them all right out,

just as they are, chaff and grain together;

certain that a faithful hand

will take and sift them,

keep what is worth keeping,

and then with the breath of kindness

blow the rest away.”

– Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, A Life for a Life, 1866

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