The things that grow in water cannot bear fruit in dry and arid places. ~St. John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, Step 2
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Rip Van "Healing"
The poor word has been forced to do so much work, I'm afraid there's nothing left in him. Can we give him a break? Just shelve him for a while, in that dictionary we no longer reach for. Let him sleep. Give him, say, 20 years.