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At least with every heartbreak, heart ache, disappointment - of friends or lovers - and painstaking hike down a new path, those who pay attention and learn from the pain gain something fruitful as they move forward. It has taken me many years and bruises of the heart to realize each time it hurts, it is a chance to become a better person. And I believe that I have.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” ― C.S. Lewis