It was sudden, abrupt and without preamble. It shut my thoughts down. These moments are rare and quite confounding to your inner equilibrium. The feeling is strange; time comes to a standstill, all else fades away except for what is. The sensation of a newborn’s tiny hands clasping the little finger of an adult, or seeing a stilled-lake-water reflecting the autumn tinged tops of the birch trees or the rising terrain glazed over with yellow and white wild flowers. These are moments of great magnitude when a question or statement or a visual arrests all mental cognitive domains of your brain.