“There is always an enormous temptation in all of life to diddle around making itsy-bitsy friends and meals and journeys for itsy-bitsy years on end. It is so self-conscience, so apparently moral…I won’t have it. 521 more words
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“Somewhere, and I can’t find where, I read about an Eskimo hunter who asked the local missionary priest, “If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?” “No,” said the priest, “not if you did not know.” “Then why,” asked the Eskimo earnestly, “did you tell me?”
- Annie Dillard
“We arise from dirt and we dwindle to dirt and the might of the world is arrayed against us.”
I think about this place often.