Saturday, August 20, 2005
Mine is a parish like all the rest.
—Bernanos, Diary of a Country Priest
The answer to the riddle of the world is in us—why not? Isn’t it the ordinary fate of people to search far and wide, and often at the risk of their lives, for what they have, without realizing it, within the reach of their hands?
—Bernanos, Last Essays
This is not a novel.
See also Wendell Berry on Intentional Communities.