The dead you love are in a kind of Schrodinger's experiment spun out of control, the box closed forever and the ones inside neither really here nor ever gone.
"She's watching over us."
"He's so proud."
"They'll always be with you. I can feel it. I can tell."
Keep it shut long enough, and they'll follow you down every street. Keep it shut long enough, and they'll never be far away.
This is what it means to live in two worlds. To pray. To hope for something better.
THE BLACK BOOK OF CHILDREN'S BIBLE STORIES is about faith and loss, and a haunted house hidden so well you didn't notice you'd been living there your whole life.
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