Truth is, I think naked men are kind of strange looking what with their doodles and ding-dong hanging loose like they do. Nevertheless, there’s the curiosity thing. I guess it’s another one of those car crash experiences, where you feel compelled to look even if you know you’ll be horrified.
He died when he was only nineteen years old. I was still a baby at the time, so I didn’t remember him. Growing up, I’d always told myself that was lucky. Because you can’t miss someone you don’t remember.
But the truth was, I did miss him.
Purpose is the antidote for any malaise that may befall a man.
If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.
One day we will all wear a garment which has no pockets…
My mother and father were always pushing me away from secondhand answers-even the answers they themselves believed. I don’t know that I have ever found any satisfactory answers of my own. But every time I ask it, the question is refined. That is the best of what the old heads meant when they spoke of being “politically conscious
She lit wildfires inside my soul and fanned them with hurricanes.
The truth remains quiet inside us,floundering like a battered bird,desperately wanting to spread its
wings and fly away.
I woke up, smiling to myself at this dream with its allegorical aspects but with no real meaning.
When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language, religion. I shall try to fly by those nets.