Archive for the ‘Alice Walker’ Category

Unbelief is a terrible thing. And so is the hurt we cause each other unknowingly.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
sun almost breaks through clouds

I tried to make Corrine remember that day, but she couldn’t.

She gets weaker and weaker, and unless she can believe in us an start to feel something for her children, I fear we will…

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(God is) always making little surprises and springing them on us.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011
Fall leaves

People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.

Yeah? I say…

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No person is your friend (or kin) who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010
old wire fence

…please remember, especially in these times of groupthink and the right-on chorus, that no person is your friend (or kin) who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow and be perceived as fully blossomed as you were…

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There is not simply a new world to be gained, there is an old world that must be reclaimed

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

There are countless vanished and forgotten women who are nonetheless eager to speak to her – from Frances Harper and Anne Spencer to Dorothey West – but she must work to find them, to free them from their neglect…

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The more I wonder, the more I love

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ast. And that in wondering bout the big things and asting bout the big things you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you never know nothing more about the big…

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I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field and don’t notice it.

Monday, August 17th, 2009
purple flowers

God love all them feelings. That’s some of the best stuff God did. And when you know God loves ‘em you enjoys ‘em a lot more. You can just relax, go with everything that’s going, and praise God by liking…

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Every stitch I sew will be a kiss

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
spool of thread

She Laugh. Let’s us put a few advertisements in the paper, she say. And let’s us raise your prices a hefty notch. And let’s us just go ahead and give you this diningroom for your factory and git you some more women in here to…

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