I believe that hunger for a ‘lost dimension’ of experience is a natural yearning in all of us, and it doesn’t go away just because we ignore it. It is evidenced among other places in the millions of children and adults who obsessively read the ‘Harry Potter’ books. It is said that fiction is where
We experience God to the extent to which we love, forgive, and focus on the good in others and ourselves.
With thoughts of the past and concerns about the future, we rob ourselves of a full experience of the present.
I know politics is emotionally brutal; I’ve already had experience with the reality of smear campaigns, so I understand there will not be a path of roses laid before me.
I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
I have relationships with people I’m working with, based on our combined interest. It doesn’t make the relationship any less sincere, but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience.
I have the ordinary experience of being anonymous when I’m in an airplane talking to air-traffic control, and they don’t know who they’re talking to. I have a lot of common experiences.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Fame will go by and, so long, I’ve had you, fame. If it goes by, I’ve always known it was fickle. So at least it’s something I experience, but that’s not where I live.
Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn fast.