"It doesn’t seem to me that this fantastically marvelous universe, this tremendous range of time and space and different kinds of animals, and all the different planets, and all these atoms with all their motions, and so on, all this complicated thing can merely be a stage so that God can watch human beings struggle for good and evil - which is the view that religion has. The stage is too big for the drama."
"But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in."
A Good Thing on Tuesday, June 18th:
Packing. Figuring out what to wear at Nick’s graduation. Feeling pretty.
"As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin."
"Enlightenment is always there. Small enlightenment will bring great enlightenment. If you breathe in and are aware that you are alive—that you can touch the miracle of being alive—then that is a kind of enlightenment."