Tuesday, October 12, 2010

I Must Remember to Remember......

I have been reading a new book series by Louise Penny. I have devoured three of her books now and her work has quickly found a place in my heart. I love her understated use of symbolism and her honest exploration of human nature. The first is not pretentious and the second is not pessimistic. I am left at the end of the story with a sense of completeness and that there is hope in the face of evil, sorrow, and human failing. In disorder balance is a choice. Today as I neared the end of “A Rule against Murder” one character said to another, ‎"We are all blessed and we are all blighted; the question each day is what we count.” I thought to myself that is true, I know this, I must remember to remember….