We believe the light of Christ is present in all men—though in some cases, perceiving it is somewhat difficult.
Thy life’s journey lies along its own path, Ian, and I cannot share thy journey—but I can walk beside thee. And I will.
The law’s a necessary evil—we canna be doing without it—but do ye not think it a poor substitute for conscience?
Like plumbing, medicine is a profession where you learn early on not to put your fingers in your mouth.
In the light of eternity, time casts no shadow.
Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions. But what is it that the old women see?
We see necessity, and we do the things that must be done.
Young women don’t see—they are, and the spring of life runs through them.
Ours is the guarding of the spring, ours the shielding of the light we have lit, the flame that we are.
What have I seen? You are the vision of my youth, the constant dream of all my ages.
And I don’t recommend murder as a way of settling difficult situations. It tends to lead to complications—but not nearly as many as marriage.