• Denial makes it easier to keep an addiction progressing smoothly along and, being a lie, it’s just better form

    Geoffrey Wood
  • Courtesy, not control, that was His means. Just as He requested the stars to sing and they leapt into bright being, so request was to be their rule over bird and beast, seas and trees, mountains and moons and all the dancing distances between the heavenlies filled with the unending song of Creation

    Geoffrey Wood
  • Teach them the shame that tells the lie, “I am unforgivable,

    Geoffrey Wood
  • That’s where thinking started, where thinking stopped, where all her prayers so long ago had dried up. She no longer prayed, nor even dreamed of changing her father. Her dreams now played variations on the theme of escape. And they were nothing more than that —just dreams, just play. She’d been alone at the end of her dreams so many times before and never had God helped her escape her father, because God couldn’t, because she would never escape her need to love him

    Geoffrey Wood
  • In every human act of charity, something larger, greater, divine has come down to visit the act

    Geoffrey Wood
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