We are One
A dreaded visit to the dentist might show that merely keeping yourself together is no small feat. Hell, for me, the I in the collective We has trouble holding its own against temptation to assault the system with delectables. And then I wonder where the pain came from.
If the atoms in oxygen were to separate before entering our lungs it could pose danger. To have the mind and heart and other moving parts focused on the same thing at one time means taking quite the stand. Like Sonia, with her martinis, until the outside warning came, she hadn’t really thought about a spot check on her internal lab instead of pressing blindly ahead. And out of that she learned that by holding united in herself, it added strength to keep the we of her and Michael going.