Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
——NIELS BOHR, NOBEL PRIZE–WINNING PHYSICIST
April 1997. A crisp spring morning like any other in New England. I was living in a dorm room at the college where I was a religious studies major. The dorm room itself was sizable enough, in that, simply by standing in the middle of the room, you could touch the walls on both sides.
It was the morning of The Shower That Changed My Life.
The night before, I’d been looking around my diminutive dorm room and realized that I had posted lots of sayings or affirmations around the room ...