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"When a person dies, the earth is generally unwilling to cough him back up. A miracle contradicts the will of earth." ~ Leif Enger
"Real miracles bother people, like strange sudden pains unknown in medical literature. It's true: They rebut every rule all we good citizens take comfort in. Lazarus obeying orders and climbing up out of the grave - now there's a miracle, and you can bet it upset a lot of folks who were standing around at the time. When a person dies, the earth is generally unwilling to cough him back up. A miracle contradicts the will of the earth." ~ Leif Enger
"Let me say something about that word: miracle. For too long it's been used to characterize things or events that, though pleasant, are entirely normal. Peeping chicks at Easter time, spring generally, a clear sunrise after an overcast week--a miracle, people say, as if they've been educated from greeting cards." ~ Leif Enger
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It'll be this kind of deep blue"she said. "The kind of color that somehow sucks your eyes and your ears and all your words —the color of a completely closed-in night"
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