People who didn't live pre-Internet can't grasp how devoid of ideas life in my hometown was. The only bookstores sold Bibles the size of coffee tables and dashboard Virgin Marys that glowed in the dark.
Three in the morning. Making yourself a cup of coffee in the dark, using a flashlight when you pour the boiling water.
Coffee is a language in itself.
Faith means living with uncertainty - feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.