your weight in their hands...

“They encouraged you to put some of your weight in their hands and soon as you felt how light and lovely it was, they studied your scars and tribulations...” 

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  1. oh beloved left me so haunted, it took me a while to get over that novel.

  2. Gorgeous! And yes an amazing and touching novel!

  3. Oh I loved Beloved. It was so utterly beautiful and poetic and heartbreaking and shocking and unexpected. And I could not stop thinking about it for weeks after I had finished reading it. *shiver* What an incredible writer Ms Morrison is.


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