Five Years Ago Today, She Passed From Chronos to Kairos…

Madeleine L'Engle

First: Today's vocabulary word... Kairos.Kairos is “That time which breaks through chronos with a shock of joy, that time we do not recognize while we are experiencing it, but only afterwards, because kairos has nothing to do with chronological time.  In kairos we are completely unselfconscious, and yet paradoxically far more real than we can ever be when we’re constantly checking our watches for chronological time.The artist at work is in kairos.  The child at play, totally thrown outsi … [Read more...]


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