He knows that it takes decades of living to see that cycle of repeated action that is yourself, longing to be the queen of the world, or just Miss Idaho or Ms. Senior Utah (there actually is such a contest); longing to run your own design business, be the perfect mother, teacher, the perfect daughter of God, the perfect hostess, wife, poet, supreme court judge. The perfect size, whatever that is.
I will tell you your future. Don’t touch the glass ball; it’s mine. Don’t look so eager.