A Hungry Heart
Sometimes I fall and make mistakes,
But brand new mercies you show everyday. © [Love + Life + Community + Media + Music]
  • You have never been bored? How is that possible?

Oh God, if I were bored, now that would interest me. I’d think, my God, how did that happen and what’s going on? I’d be caught up in it. Are you kidding? Bored?
I realized when I was about 20 that I would die. It frightened me so. I mean, I had heard about it, had been told and all that, but that I … ? [She points at herself and raises her brows as if in disbelief.] It so terrified me that I doublelocked the doors; I made certain that the windows were double- locked—trying to keep death out—and finally I admitted that there was nothing I could do about it. Once I really came to that conclusion, I started enjoying life, and I enjoy it very much.
  • You have never been bored? How is that possible?

    Oh God, if I were bored, now that would interest me. I’d think, my God, how did that happen and what’s going on? I’d be caught up in it. Are you kidding? Bored?

    I realized when I was about 20 that I would die. It frightened me so. I mean, I had heard about it, had been told and all that, but that I … ? [She points at herself and raises her brows as if in disbelief.] It so terrified me that I doublelocked the doors; I made certain that the windows were double- locked—trying to keep death out—and finally I admitted that there was nothing I could do about it. Once I really came to that conclusion, I started enjoying life, and I enjoy it very much.

    (Source: smithsonianmag.com)

    May 28, 2014