“Wherever you turn your eyes the world can shine like transfiguration.” Marilynne Robinson through John Ames in, yep, Gilead
John Ames: “There is no justice in love, no proportion in it, and there need not be, because in any specific instance it is only a glimpse or parable of an embracing, incomprehensible reality. It makes no sense at all because it is the eternal breaking in on the temporal. So how could it subordinate itself to cause or consequence?”
On Proofs for God
Marilynne Robinson, yes from Gilead again, has a great discourse on epistemology and the limits of our knowing. This is outside of faith and a discussion of reason from the path Descartes helped place us on. You should read this quote in context but that’s not possible here. It’s from pages 178-79 in the paperback. “So my advice is this - don’t look for proofs....
Memory as a Grace “Well, but again, this life has its own mortal...– Marilynne Robinson in Gilead