â. . . he was carried up, and a cloud took him.â Acts 1:9
Gravity, they say, is all about mass. Big attracts Big sucks big pulls big, like death, wonât let go. Still, We worship those who try: âLucky Lindy,â St. Michael Jordan. Leonardo, bless him, forever plotting how To fly, or assuage the general jowliness of time.
Jesus was taken up, and Mary. St. Teresa of Ăvila Had to cling to the rail during prayer to keep from Floating skywardâthe Assumption being that things Sometimes fall up. But, come on, which way is Up? That is to say, which way isnât? If Teresa was
A person of such faith, why didnât she just let go? Like The man I knew who, after being told he had âmaybe Six months,â immediately signed up for swimming Lessons. âWell,â he said, âI just felt that if I could learn How to float, I could learn how to die.â