American Culture · American Gothic · American Literature · Americana · Christian Realism · Classic · Excerpt · Fiction · Gothic · Novel · Passage · Quote · Religion · Southern Gothic · Southern Literature

Flannery O’Connor

The black sky was underpinned with long silver streaks that looked like scaffolding and depth on depth behind it were thousands of stars that all seemed to be moving very slowly as if they were about some vast construction work that involved the whole universe and would take all time to complete. No one was… Continue reading Flannery O’Connor

Rate this:

American Culture · American Gothic · American Literature · Americana · Autobiographical · Christian Realism · Christianity · Classic · Collection · Excerpt · Faith · Journal · Memoir · Non-fiction · Passage · Prayer · Quote · Religion · Southern Gothic · Southern Literature · Spirituality · Theology

Flannery O’Connor

When we get our spiritual house in order, we’ll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to be able to make your way, but it is making it in darkness. Don’t expect faith to clear things up for you. It is trust, not certainty. ― Flannery O’Connor, A Prayer Journal. Written in… Continue reading Flannery O’Connor

Rate this: