She’s an advocate of “the slums” (the first row, of purple and light blue) now that she’s studied the neighborhoods they’re based on, around Baltic Avenue, where a black maid who worked for some of the board-game Quakers lived. “The purples represent segregated property. I read that and was, like, ‘Whoa, that’s some heavy history on the Monopoly board.’ ”

– Betsy Morais ‘A game of Monopoly with the woman (Mary Pilon) who wrote the book on it‘ The New Yorker

The basis of prayer is not human earnestness, not human need, not the human will; it is redemption, and its living center is a personal Holy Spirit.

– Oswald Chambers If You will Ask

A LIGHT exists in spring
Not present on the year
At any other period.
When March is scarcely here

– Emily Dickinson ‘Part Two: Nature LXXXV


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