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    You will stay up all night reading this brilliant and devastating novel the way you might have with a new best friend in junior high-one whose revelations thrilled and terrified you, and whose raw, hard-earned wisdom remade the way you saw the world. It evokes the genius of Angela Pneumans canonical progenitors: Flannery O'Connor, Katherine Anne Porter, Walker Percy. Lay It on My Heart is a gorgeous, riveting, and unforgettable book.
    — Julie Orringer
    There is nothing wrong with you. God asks the most of those he loves best.
    — Julie Orringer
    tags: wrong  god 
     
    Practice at hunger makes the fast easier.
    — Julie Orringer
    tags: hunger 
     
    Why would a man not argue his own shameful culpability, why would he not crave responsibility for disaster, when the alternative was to feel himself to be nothing more than a speck of human dust?
    — Julie Orringer
    It was like love, he thought, this crumbling chapel: it has been complicated, and therefore perfected, by what time had done to it
    — Julie Orringer
    tags: time  thoughts 
     
    And what if I fail?" "Ah! Then you'll have a story to tell.
    — Julie Orringer
    tags: stories 
     
    I wondered how it could be that people could love God and hate one another.
    — Julie Orringer
    tags: people  hate  god 
     
    Sarah had a saying: Der gleichster veg iz ful mit shtainer." "What's it mean?" "The smoothest way is sometimes full of stones.
    — Julie Orringer
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