Alchemy of written word

Dillard’s own work bears out her advice. In the alchemy of the written word, a faithful pilgrim’s struggles have become to others a source of comfort and her doubts have strengthened others’ faith. As a writer all too conscious of my own failings in life, that mysterious alchemy offers hope. “What is a poet?” asked Kierkegaard. “A poet is an unhappy being whose heart is torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music…”

-Philip Yancey, Soul Survivor

About bagoy

This is a personal blog of Bagoy. He lives in a peaceful community of Barangay Banate, province of Sarangani, Philippines. He loves to play POG with his nephews.
This entry was posted in Books, Quotes. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s