If you work hard at anything, you’re going to experience some success. And the greatest gift is when you have something you really love to do and you can integrate that into your work life. I feel like it’s a real privilege that I get to do something that is good for my community and good for the world. But it’s also pleasurable for me.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
I feel like it’s a gift for any writer to be recognized like this.
To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has been Christians.
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
I feel like I’m witnessing the systematic destruction of a people’s ability to survive. It’s horrifying.