In association with

You’re receiving this email because you are a DailyGood subscriber.
Trouble Viewing? On a mobile? Just click here. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe.
DailyGood News That Inspires

August 14, 2020

a project of ServiceSpace

Human Connections in 'This Brilliant Darkness'

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.

– Richard Wright –

Human Connections in ‘This Brilliant Darkness’

“This Brilliant Darkness is a book born of insomnia. It’s a collection of snapshots and written profiles by author Jeff Sharlet that take us deep into other people’s lives. And by doing that, Sharlet says, he’s really trying to tell us his own story. “I originally sort of thought of it as a memoir through other people’s lives. It’s bookended by two heart attacks, my father’s, and then two years later, my own,” he says. “I’m a journalist, and my life was sort of falling apart and the only way I knew how to put it together was through stories. So it’s a collection of the strangers whose stories I shared, they shared with me in those years between those heart attacks, and attempting to find a narrative together.”” NPR shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

What have you learned in the darkness that you could not have learned in the light?

COMMENT | RATE Email Twitter FaceBook

Related Good News

Smile Big
Love Freely
Give Back

One Teacher’s Brilliant response to Columbine

Children, Anger Control and Inuit Wisdom

This is Me at 68: Elders Reflect During Crisis

How to Be Yourself

Smile Big
Love Freely
Give Back

On Being Alone

A Tribute to Mary Oliver

Love in the Time of Coronavirus

The Monkey and the River

DailyGood is a volunteer-run initiative that delivers “good news” to 246,980 subscribers. There are many ways to help. To unsubscribe, click here.

Other ServiceSpace projects include:

KindSpring // KarmaTube // Conversations // Awakin // More

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: