Young children still have one foot in heaven. A nine-year-old girl emerged from a three-day coma to speak of a “tall and nice” lady named Elizabeth and her new friends Andy and Mark.
The really important stuff isn’t taught in school because, well, school thinks it isn’t important. Not to lay blame, just to say: My most challenging clients, the hardest to work with, are intellectuals.
At age 87, the transcendent Sonny Rollins has found his dwelling place in the space between the notes.
There are two worlds—seen and unseen. The purpose of the one is to introduce us to the other. We recall with affection the question posed by Stephen Hawking: “Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?”
Being is primary; doing is secondary. Primary. Secondary. Young men need to drink this—and, perchance, get drunk on it. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”