Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Absolution: The Power of Words

"The pressure disappeared with the first word he put on paper.  He thought--while his hand moved rapidly--what a power there was in words; later, for those who heard them, but first for the one who found them; a healing power, absolution, like the breaking of a barrier.  He thought, perhaps the basic secret the scientists have never discovered, the first fount of life, is that which happens when a thought takes shape in words."

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