Serene Jones Quotes

Who is Serene Jones?

Serene Jones is a professor for Religion and Democracy and Gender studies. Jones wrote the book 'Call It Grace: Finding Meaning in a Fractured World'.

Born July 31, 1959
Age 63 years old

Books by Serene Jones

Best Quotes by Serene Jones

“In writing, we discover so much about what we think and who we are.”

“One of the characteristics of trauma is the deep human desire to repress it and to not deal with the story of the harms that have happened.”

“Our injuries can be like warm blankets that we wrap around ourselves—and they stop us, if we wrap them tightly enough around ourselves, from feeling vulnerable to the world.”

“The constant façade of order hides the wilderness that is craving to seep out and teach us that life wasn’t created to be what we think it is. Beyond words we must experience the wilderness to be taught what cannot be otherwise known.”

“The truth of the matter is, with individual and collective trauma, is that the harm haunts you — haunts your dreams as an individual, haunts your collective unconscious as a society — until you tell the story.”

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