Today I read a book by Frederick Buechner called 'Telling Secrets'. Without going into detail about the book, I'd like to share a quote about the ocean that gets at part of what I was trying to write about in my last post.
"Our house looks out on the Atlantic Ocean, and after so many years of living in the Vermont mountains, which let you see only as far as they want you to see, there is something that wonderfully feeds the spirit in the sheer horizontalness of it. It lets you see as far as the eye can travel- as if there is nothing you have to do, nothing you have to be, more than simply travel with your eyes over the endless waters..."
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