“You can’t test courage cautiously.” wrote Annie Dillard, an author born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on April 30, 1945.
The above two peices of Word Art are my words added to a photo of Annie Dillard from Free Software Foundation and are published under this GNU Free Documentation license
She undetstood the complexities and straightforwardness of robust life:
“There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.”
“Eskimo: ‘If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?’ Priest: ‘No, not if you did not know.’ Eskimo: ‘Then why did you tell me?’ “
Dillard knew that how we discipline ourselves to use our freedom is important:
“There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by.”
“The dedicated life is worth living. You must give with your whole heart.”
God Bless Annie Dillard.
Geoff Fox, 30th April, 2023, Down Under