ref·uge [ref-yooj] (n) :
1. shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc.
2. a place of shelter, protection, or safety.
3. anything to which one has recourse for aid, relief, or escape.
Have you ever felt refuge?
Have you ever felt like you NEEDED it.
I firmly believe that the difference between someone that comes out of a pile of shit with hope and compassion, versus someone that comes out cynical and hard, is how much refuge they were able to find during their struggles.