Kairos

Kairos is an ancient Greek word meaning an opportune moment in time – the supreme moment. The ancient Greeks had two words for time: chronos referring to chronological time and kairos signifying a moment of indeterminate time where something special happens.

Kairos also means weather in both ancient and modern Greek – the subject of my latest project. It is interesting to contemplate how the weather tends to mark the passage of the seasons and hence of time.

In rhetoric Kairos is a passing instant when an opening appears which must be driven through with force if success is to be achieved.
So we must take advantage of our personal kairos, and go where the wind takes us!

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