While crushing garlic, I said, "God is not our genie." She rinsed her hands. "Either choose to spend time or spread time across different spaces." Taken aback, I said, "That's the problem. Passages for people shorten perspective." "Now you're just making fun of me," she smiled. "Not true. I am simply prepping my strategy for finding the best seat." Taking up my challenge, and with ease, she said, "It doesn't have to take so long, you know, to tie us all together."