Sunday, August 08, 2010

To Solve Problems ~

Virginia Wolf toyed with the idea of death as a problem solver in her novels. In the end she committed suicide.
I wonder if the saints ever tinkered with the idea of self-imposed death as a way to solve their loving longing for God.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

You never know. They went to extremes in their doings. St. Francis nearly killed himself!

Anonymous said...

Suicide is a sin against the fifth commandment.