on introvertedness, solitude, and the need for friendship

be encouraged by Noel Piper’s (John Piper’s wife) testimony on how she discovered the joy of friendship, at 60.

“Good things can happen in solitude. Quietness can be a sweet place to meet God. But there’s a dark side to solitude when I crave it above all. The I comes to mean not “introvert” but literally only “I”: I don’t want you around, because I am the one who makes me happy. I can solve my own problems. I am all I need.”

on introvertedness, solitude, and the need for friendship

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