Sunday, January 17, 2016

Begin the Week with Words

Almost done reading A Prayer for Owen Meany with my AP classes and Owen's wisdom is just popping from the pages. Here are two for today:


     “IF WE CAN DO IT IN UNDER FOUR SECONDS, WE CAN DO IT IN UNDER THREE,” he said. “IT JUST TAKES A LITTLE MORE FAITH.” 
     “It takes more practice,” I told him irritably. 
     “FAITH TAKES PRACTICE,” said Owen Meany.



"WHY NOT DO ANYTHING—IF THE ONLY REASON NOT TO IS NOT TO GET CAUGHT?” he asked. “DO YOU CALL THAT MORALITY? DO YOU CALL THAT RESPONSIBLE?"

4 comments:

  1. I like that top quote a lot. Practice also takes some faith too, thinking that you will get better at something even though it seems hard now. I'm trying to start a meditation practice, which is not easy for me, so that quote resonated this morning.

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    1. True - can't have one without the other.

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