“Nothing can make up for the absence of someone whom we love,
and it would be wrong to try to find a substitute. . .
That sounds very hard at first,
but at the same time it is a great consolation.
For the gap, as long as it remains unfilled, preserves the bond between us.
It is nonsense to say that God fills the gap: he doesn’t fill it,
but on the contrary, he keeps it empty
and so helps us to keep alive our former communion with each other,
even at the cost of pain.
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