Told Lynelle about feeling like there was “no god” for the last couple of days. She knows what that’s like. She said she thinks of penguins — who else could have thought them up? She also gave me back Tattoos on the Heart with a page marked:
Father Greg Boyle: “We seek to tell each person this truth: they are exactly what God had in mind when God made them.” … “We choose to become what child psychiatrist Alice Miller calls ‘enlightened witnesses’ — people who through their kindness, tenderness, and focused, attentive love return folks to themselves.” p192 to return someone to themselves — I think this is what “redemption” really means. I’ve always wondered.