Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Do You Have a “Taste for the Good?”

September 4th, 2016

Episode 341 of 540 episodes

“There is in the soul a taste for the good, just as there is in the body an appetite for enjoyment.” – Joubert, Pensees If you have a strong “taste for the good,” read Marilynne Robinson’s novel Gilead. A beautiful, beautiful book, with a truly good main character — which is rare. One of the reasons I love children’s literature, especially from the past, is that it’s often fairly didactic. The Secret Garden, Heidi, the Narnia books — I love that element. The post Do You Have a “Taste for the Good?” appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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