Posts Tagged ‘faith’

Quote of the day, July 15

July 16, 2017

Ann Cleeves, from Dead Water

“Jimmy Perez sat in his car outside the kirk and watched the people go in. Once there’s been a community here and you could still see where the houses had been, the crumbling walls and the outline of the fields, but now the church was all that was left and most of the congregation came by car. It was one of those still, sunny days that came occasionally late in spring. The light was reflected from the sea and from a small loch close to the road … (more…)

Quote of the day, Aug. 21

August 21, 2016

Soren Kierkegaard, from Fear and Trembling

“The true knight of faith is a witness, never a teacher, and therein lies his deep humanity, which is worth a good deal more than this silly participation in others’ weal and woe which is honored by the name of sympathy, whereas in fact it is nothing but vanity.”