Sunday Quotes: Our Dream of Life

“Our dream of life will end as dreams do end, abruptly and completely, when the sun rises, when the light comes. And we will think, All that fear and all that grief were about nothing. But that cannot be true. I can’t believe we will forget our sorrows altogether. That would mean forgetting that we had lived, humanely speaking. Sorrow seams to me to be a great part of the substance of human life.”

-Marilynn Robinson; Gilead

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