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To Have Without Holding


On Oct 15, 2013 Avriane Maritz wrote:

 Maybe  it means loving without claiming, without owning. The closest I come to that is with my pets. I see them ageing, becoming weaker, and realize I cannot keep them alive for ever. So it means loving them maximally but being ready to help them leave when time clearly has arrived for them to go...



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