a sign of the Kingdom

January 19, 2008

Two journalists from the Washington Post dug up the story referenced below, and published it in a book called The Prison Angel. (More on the book later.)

The difference between fairy tales and true stories is that true stories have no natural starting point. You have to impose a beginning on a web of cause and effect that branches out in every direction. We could start, for instance, with an intensive care nurse in San Diego named Robert Cass. Read the rest of this entry »