"The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of Grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes."
A pocket of water some 2.6 billion years old — the most ancient pocket of water known by far, older even than the dawn of multicellular life — has now been discovered in a mine 2 miles below the Earth’s surface.