"Whose idea was it that we should all get jobs, work faster, work better, race from place to place with our brains stewing on tweets, blogs, and sound bites, on must-see movies, must-do experiences, must-have gadgets, when in the end, all any of us will have is our simple beating heart, reaching up for the connection to whoever might be in the room or leaning into our mattress as we draw our last breath?" Dee Williams #quote #rush #life #photo #travel #slow
He sat there on his knees, praying. Thinking about everything that had happened to him. All the loved ones he had lost. He remembered their smiles, he relived childhood memories of when they were all happily together. And he thanked God for everything that he had been given in life. #pray #church #sun #quotes #life
"Looking over the country with those sunken eyes as if the world out there had been altered or made suspect by what he'd seen of it elsewhere. As if he might never see it right again. Or worse did see it right at last. See it as it had always been, would forever be." ~ Cormack McCarthy, All the pretty horses.