Sensing the poignancy of the moment I speak into it, "There is a tension between exerting control and letting go." She looks up from the book she always reads and says, "Perhaps it is time to tend to the craft of making faithfulness." Not wanting to be undone, I say, "The challenge is to see the text for now, avoid cliché, and live in the moment." "Nice," she laughs. "Heaven can be on earth if we dare to make new connections." I pause. Intrigued. Thinking aloud, "Radical intricacies come and unfold in this time and in this space." She turns back to the book she always reads, "Your choice: performance or completion."