Where life is most holy

We are hardwired with curiosity inside us, because life knew that this would keep us going even in bad sailing … Life feeds anyone who is open to taste its food, wonder, and glee – its immediacy.*
(Anne Lamott)

the practice of science is a human affair, complicated by all the bedraggled but marvellous psychology that makes us human**
(Alan Lightman)

Imagination can be grown.

We feed our imaginations with our curiosity.

With curiosity and imagination we come upon the holiness or otherness of life.

We stop being a “Later” person and become a “Now” person:

‘The Laters sit in cafés sipping coffee and discussing the possibilities of life.  The Nows note that with infinite lives, they can do all they can imagine.’^

(*Anne Lamott, quoted in Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings: Against Self-Righteousness.)
(**From Alan Lightman’s A Sense of the Mysterious.)
(^From Alan Lightman’s Einstein’s Dreams.)

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