The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Apart from the intrinsic interest of the complex system of beliefs the Puritans carried with them, their lives give a clue to what it meant at the beginning to be American. And the level of scholarship dealing with them has reached a point where it can address the human condition itself.
The ideal would be to have a career like Meryl Streep's or Kate Winslet's. It's just unbelievable how they manage to make such incredible choices one after the other. If you could have a career anything like that, then that would be a great thing.
Christ's riches are unsearchable, and this doctrine of the gospel is the field this treasure is hidden in.
A mate of mine told me recently, 'It's the first time I've seen you work, Worthington.' I thought that was quite funny, but he was right.
I grew up in Georgia, in a small town in the southwest corner of Georgia, actually, called Sylvester.
Sue Monk Kidd