In talking about how we act toward survivors when someone dies, Madeleine L’Engle said,
“What is there to say? Only, ‘I love you, and I care,’ and sometimes we are afraid to say even that.”
The Avetts have a song about telling someone you love them. I’ve mentioned it before and posted a video, but I think the version below is my favorite.
Three words that became hard to say
I and love and you