But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared. I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
“I don’t ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.”
Pete Hamill (born 1935) is an American journalist, novelist, essayist, editor and educator; widely traveled and having written on a broad range of topics, he is perhaps best known for his career as a New York City journalist, as “the author of columns that sought to capture the particular flavors of New York City’s politics and sports and the particular pathos of its crime.”