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January 11, 2014

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Story can be the clothing that makes the mystery visible. Story kept us alive when food failed, when water dried up, when the body itself began to fail.

-Pat Schneider, How the Light Gets In

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  1. January 11, 2014 8:25 am

    Beautiful lines, Eva! Thanks for sharing. Totally love Pat Schneider :)

  2. January 13, 2014 1:22 pm

    It is a lovely quote. And it reminds me how the same titles periodically resurface; this one is shared by a Louise Penney novel and an M.J. Hyland novel. Someday I’d love to make a deliberate project how of reading twins/triplets of those. :)

  3. January 19, 2014 1:46 pm

    I love this quote. I wish I could get my students to understand the power of story like this!

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