The Meaning Is in the Mess

“I … hope that there is meaning in mess and pain, that more will be revealed, and that truth and beauty will somehow win out in the end.” — Anne Lamott

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Life is messy, sometimes unbelievably messy. What enables us to survive, more or less intact? Connecting with friends who will laugh with us and have our backs when we need them most.

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Wendy Cohan

Author of character-driven women's fiction, short stories, and essays about relationships. Her debut novel, The Renaissance Sisters, is expected in 2023.