Fresh Friday Quote: Madeleine L’Engle

Each Friday I will share a quote I appreciate. It might be long or short. It might be funny or thought provoking.

A Conversation between Meg Murry and her mother:

“And you think all this has something to do with Father?”

“I think it must have.”

“But what?”

“That I don’t know. But it seems the only explanation”

“Do you think things always have an explanation?”

“Yes. I believe that they do . But I think that with our human limitations we’re not always able to understand the explanations. But you see, Meg, just because we don’t understand doesn’t mean that the explanation doesn’t exist.”

“I like to understand things,” Meg said.

“We all do. But it isn’t always possible”

– Madeleine L’Engle, A Wrinkle In Time, pages 42-43

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