When we experience panic, it means that we’re about to cross a threshold. We’re poised on the doorstep of a higher plane.
Have you seen this great New Yorker cartoon: A perplexed person stands before two doors. One door says HEAVEN. The other says BOOKS ABOUT HEAVEN. What makes us laugh, I suspect, is that all of us feel the pull to pick BOOKS ABOUT HEAVEN. Are we that timid? Are our huevos that pocito?
In a letter to his brother Theo, Vincent shared this thought, “Blessed is he who has found his work.”