Very tired. Rose at 5:20 this morning. Biked to work in the rain. Then could not release my foot from the clip less pedal and fell off the bike, in the rain. Rode the bus instead. Worked hard on an article I am pitching to blog I want to write for. Still far to go but not as far as this morning. Dined with dear friends. A good, good day. Namaste.
Astounding words from the incomparable Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. After watching this video, I walked around town on my lunch and said to each passerby, in my mind, “The Universe is in you.”
So that when I look up at the night sky and I know that yes, we are part of this universe. We are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts is that the Universe is in us. When I reflect on that fact, I look up-many people feel small because they’re small and the Universe is big-but I feel big, because my atoms came from those stars. There’s a level of connectivity. That’s really what you want in life, you want to feel connected, you want to feel relevant you want to feel like a participant in the goings on of activities and events around you. That’s precisely what we are, just by being alive….