"One of the worst things a friend can say is what Peter said. We weren’t friends exactly. Acquaintances might be a better word. Actually, we just worked together. For the same company, I mean. Not together, just near each other. My desk was near his. I really don’t know him at all."
"A cross and nails are not always necessary. There are a thousand ways to kill him, some of them as obvious as choosing where you will stand when the showdown between the weak and strong comes along, others of them as subtle as keeping your mouth shut when someone asks you if you know him."
Barbara Brown Taylor
"Perhaps this is one of the secrets of life--to know 'glory' when we see it."