God’s perfect view

God sees her, of course. He must…

…The silence is perfect, and yet a torment, and always a dry little thought plucks away at her – that God is not interested in her lapses. He has not spoken out to her in any way, has not given a sign, not even troubled Himself to betray her, even though she has baited Him with a scrap of embroidered linen on her kitchen wall:

Christ is the Head of the House / The Unseen Guest / at every Meal / The Silent Listener / to every Conversation

Carol Shields, The Stone Diaries


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