On a frozen day in December, Eudora Welty, in her story A Worn Path, introduces us to an old black woman named Phoenix Jackson. She begins a long and arduous journey through the woods and over the hills on her way into town. She talks to herself and the animals along the way. She pauses to rest on a log and imagines a little boy handing her a slice of marble cake. She
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be inspired by love, our persistence and endurance inspired by hope. Each of us may face the prospect of the burdens of others in our lives. We can withdraw deep into the woods where it is safe and familiar or venture on the well-worn path into town for the remedy.
On a frozen day in December, Eudora Welty, in her story "A Worn Path", introduces us to an old black woman named Phoenix Jackson.