I was first introduced to quantum physics through What the Bleep Do We Know!?, a 2004 hybrid film and documentary that seeks to explain the connections between science and spirituality.
Living (and freezing) in Boston, I tried to find comfort amidst my weekly existential crises and I remembered the film recommendation from before. In my eight layers of warmth, I waddled down to the local library to check out the three-DVD set. As I walked back to my overly priced apartment, I had no idea that my life was about to change forever.
This journey down the rabbit hole, as…
The sun shines so brilliantly across the ground,
As I stare outside at the lake beside my house;
I remember the times you held me close,
Making me feel loved as the one you chose;
But these days hold a different sound and tune,
Because your presence is absent from this room;
Some days I seem to forget your face and your smile,
Since those have been missing for quite a while;
The promises of forever have become a soft whisper,
Fading away each night I stare at your picture;
Your memory is slowly disappearing from my life, I’m losing…
Last year was life-changing for the whole world. Everything we had come to rely on and know was shaken up and handed back to us either completely broken or in pieces, and we had to learn how to put it back together, without instructions. It was like an IKEA bed frame from hell.
Something that I noticed was lacking in my 2020 was a level of devotion. I spent the majority of the year in my boyfriend’s parents’ basement, broke and depressed. Knowing that I was lacking something, but not knowing how to fix it, I cried out to God…