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from Not Wanted on the Voyage

October 24, 2011

“He told of all the dangers – and he told of all the pitfalls. Above all, he cautioned his fellow wise men of the dangers that lie in words … in the injudicious and incautious use of words … in the prideful use of words; those words that even We do not utter, lest We bring Creation to a halt – or cause it to veer down some darkened channel from which it might not be retrieved. All said; ‘we hear you.’ All said; ‘we shall not fail to heed you.’ And so – they entered the Orchard…”

 

From Not Wanted on the Voyage — Timothy Findley.

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