Will McGrath

Everything Lost Is Found Again

Sarathhas quoted4 months ago
The earth accepts all things, eventually.
Sarathhas quoted4 months ago
towering span of the mountains, the infinite spread of the sky, the land outsized in every way, yet somehow so small—a country that is a village, a nation that is a neighborhood, a place where all paths must cross and re-cross.
Sarathhas quoted4 months ago
Maseru, in the capital city,
Sarathhas quoted4 months ago
Sesotho, the native language,
Sarathhas quoted4 months ago
It became clear that the only things we had managed to import from the African continent were clichés.
Sarathhas quoted4 months ago
with peace. If you want to know about this place, then come peacefully and with eyes open. That is all you need here.
Kristina Malinovskayahas quoted6 months ago
The right map would have left us with business unfinished. The map leading us nowhere was, in the end, the only proper solution.
Haura Emiliahas quoted9 months ago
course leads directly to the word animal
Haura Emiliahas quoted9 months ago
the word pneuma also means “soul.” And with a further nerdish trill, I remember that the word for “soul” in Latin is anima, which of
Haura Emiliahas quoted9 months ago
We tell ourselves not to mourn the death, but celebrate the life. We exhort ourselves to bask in those memories accrued over decades, to reflect on the joy that increased over a lifetime.
But what joy has accrued over those forty-one months? What is to be celebrated here—besides the fleeting and guilty acknowledgement that Thato’s life of continual suffering has come to an end?
Haura Emiliahas quoted9 months ago
Sesotho name Lerato—which means Love
Haura Emiliahas quoted9 months ago
the language a person speaks can actually affect how that person perceives specific colors, distances, and spatial relationships—things that are objectively fixed and non-negotiable.
Haura Emiliahas quoted9 months ago
cognition. The language we speak affects our perception of reality.
Diana Kappasovahas quotedlast year
Violet learned then what she had forgotten until this moment: that laughter is serious. More complicated, more serious than tears.
Diana Kappasovahas quotedlast year
Strange things happen to them, some bitterly cruel
and some so beautiful that the faith is refired forever.
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