• Laughter is a holy thing. It is as sacred as music and silence
    and solemnity, maybe more sacred. Laughter is like a prayer, like
    a bridge over which creatures tiptoe to meet each other. Laughter
    is like mercy; it heals. When you can laugh at yourself, you are

    Ted Loder (2004). “Tracks in the Straw: Tales Spun from the Manger”, p.73, Augsburg Books