“The Bible was the only book he read. He didn't read it often but when he did he wore his mother's glasses. They tired his eyes so that after a short time he was always obliged to stop.” That’s Flannery O’Connor describing the psychic pickle Hazel Motes is in in
i’m a fan of this characterization of scripture and also of you reading your own audio! been hoping that would happen. 🙌🏽 miss y’all.
Sister Flannery goes before us. I’m grateful to share the world she left us with you, David.
I imagine social media may be a contemporary form of composition notebooks of asylum seekers?
The first time I read Wise Blood and encountered the phrase "The Church (of Christ) Without Christ" I felt seen, albeit in a disturbing sort of way. It opened up some doors for this CofC kid dogged by generational self-centered fear. Thanks again for the calm, confident way you help us name the principalities, ideas, and delusions that we are free to leave behind in favor of thoughtfulness and care.