Sophie’s World – Jostein Gaarder – #2

Only by conjuring up an intense feeling of one day being dead could she appreciate how terribly good life was…. Where does the world come from? . . . At some point something must have come from nothing. But was that possible? Wasn’t that just as impossible as the idea that the world had always…

Sophie’s World – Jostein Gaarder

I believe there is something of the divine mystery in everything that exists. We can see it sparkle in a sunflower or a poppy. We sense more of the unfathomable mystery in a butterfly that flutters from a twig – or in a goldfish swimming in a bowl. But we are closest to God in…

La Séduction – Elaine Sciolino

Seduce me with a delicious meal and a glass of excellent wine, a promise of romance, an intoxicating scent, and a lively game of words. Have you done me harm, or have you led me to a place where I find freedom to enjoy and savor the best life has to offer? And if in…