We find in Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair that a thin line lies between fleeing and finding God. The subtext of the main character’s plea, “O, God, leave me alone” could well be, “O, God, reveal Yourself to me.”
Sometimes, as found in Graham Greene’s “A Burnt Out Case,” a person must reach wholeness through suffering.
About the Author
V. Vernon Eckleberry, PhD, is a retired educator living in the Golden Isles region of coastal Georgia, USA. 'Dr. Eck' fills his time reading, writing, producing short films, filling occasional speaking engagements, and enjoying his family.