Do the Dead Want to be Resurrected?
With “All Souls/Saints Day” just a few days away, this is a good question. I am reading a “memoir” of Margaret Drabble and she suggests that all writers abuse their sources. She says, “The dead may not want to come back to life. It may not be proper to resurrect them.” This gave me pause since I write about the lives of my long dead ancestors. Sometimes I believe I am channeling them, but that may be just a silly illusion on my part. Certainly Michael Eisan was reluctant to t