Some of my favorite inspirations for writing and for life
My business is circumference.
Emily Dickinson, title page
The imagination only works when the mind is in a state of doubt.
One always walks in this valley of the shadow of doubt, doubt that haunts the believer even in the moment of the deepest affirmation of faith. At the same time, doubt points to the ultimate mystery of God. The finite cannot contain the infinite after all. That is the meaning of God’s silence.
Fumitaka Matuoka, The Christology of Shusaku Endo
What aspect of your life are you willing to endanger for the sake of art?
David Shields / Poets & Writers interview Jan/Feb 2015
Reading completes the act of literature.
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. Albert Einstein