Hunger for joy

All will be well

        All will be well,
        And all will be well,
        And all manner of things will be well.
                        —Julian of Norwich

We read, C. S. Lewis says in Shadowlands, to know that we are not alone. We read because we want to know if there is a reason to believe. Sometimes when we read, someone names a truth that resonates so deeply inside us that we find ourselves laughing or crying because we never knew there was a name for what we had hoped.

 

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