ohmaan

from Wally Lamb

In west on 09/17/2011 at 7:22 pm

Revisiting this book I read years ago:

This was what could happen to you: you could end up this far from where you thought you were going.
I walked over and looked closer at the statue of the goddess. She was wearing a headdress with a skull and a cobra and a crescent moon. Maybe this is what peace of mind was all about: having a poisonous snake on your head and smiling anyway.
I stumbled from the dark woods of my own, and my family’s, and my country’s past, holding in my hands these truths: that love grows from the rich loam of forgiveness; that mongrels make good dogs; that the evidence of God exists in the roundness of things.

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  1. did i inspire you to post this?????

    meow

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