Sunday, July 28, 2013

Only really remarkable people see the good in others

Clara saw what others couldn't. Like that little boy in The Sixth Sense, only instead of seeing ghosts, Clara saw good. Which was itself pretty scary. So much more comforting to see bad in others; gives us all sorts of excuses for our own bad behavior. But good? No, only really remarkable people see the good in others.

— from Dead Cold, by Louise Penny.

(I'm glad to say I know some truly remarkable people.)
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