Saturday, July 20, 2019


On that day, the wind didn’t just blow around Johnson but through him, to a part of himself he previously didn’t know was there. He calls it a “baptism of spirit”: in that instant, he felt like his molecules were taken out, swirled with the air, and rearranged so that he’d forever be aligned with these environments and yearn for them. “I had no idea at the time it was going to be the most significant moment in my childhood,” Johnson says.

-Excerpted from this story, which led me to Sheldon Johnson's wikipedia page, where this quote was found:  "I facilitate astonishment. I didn't join the Park Service for money; I get paid in gasps."


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