on time

Photo 2015-02-09, 3 10 43 PM

Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskathedraal, Paramaribo. February 2015.

From Alan Lightman’s 1993 book, Einstein’s Dreams:

In this world, time is like a flow of water, occasionally displaced by a bit of debris, a passing breeze. Now and then some cosmic disturbance will cause a rivulet of time to turn away from the mainstream, to make connection back stream. When this happens, birds, soil, people caught in the branching tributary find themselves suddenly carried to the past. (13-14)


Alan Lightman, Einstein’s Dreams. 1993. New York: Warner Books, 1994.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s