07 September 2007

For all the saints, who from their labors rest

Madeleine L'Engle, 1918-2007

Some writers had a profound impact on my childhood. Madeleine L'Engle was one of them. I could not wait to share her books with my own children, who have loved them as much as I have.

The world always seems an emptier place when someone you admire leaves it.

"For all the saints, who from their labors rest," words by William Walsham How.