Annie Dillard On A Good Life

4CE391F4-3F2C-4F2C-870E-31BD8FEB98F0.jpegAnnie Dillard (April 30, 1945 -)

There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by. A life of good days lived in the senses is not enough. The life of sensation is the life of greed; it requires more and more. The life of the spirit requires less and less; time is ample and its passage sweet. Who would call a day spent reading a good day? But a life spent reading — that is a good life.