In today’s hyper-driven, ME! ME! ME! everyone-must-be-happy-all-the-time culture, many of us don’t set aside the time to think about some of life’s weightier issues. Fervour of Spirit is a meditative piece on life and loss, death and sadness, art and beauty — all of which was very much inspired by the works of Wassily Kandinsky. In God on Trial, I do precisely that, in as short a story as possible: Was God responsible for the atrocities of 9/11?
If the reading’s too heavy, come back to it. Please. I urge you to consider these things which are of paramount importance in our lives, even if we don’t want to discuss them with others. And therein lies the beauty of literature. It’s a singular experience where you get to do it on your own, without anyone telling you what to think or say or do…
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