The Color Purple

by: Alice Walker

Letters 44–60

Quotes Letters 44–60
I spent fifteen minutes with my children. And she been going on for month bout how ungrateful I is. White folks is a miracle of affliction, say Sofia.
Yes, their children, sent by “God” are your children, Celie. And they are being brought up in love, Christian charity and awareness of God . . . It’s a miracle, isn’t it? And no doubt impossible for you to believe.
They live in such beauty and dignity, Celie. And they give and give and then reach down and give some more, when the name “Africa” is mentioned.