Monday, April 12, 2010

Hallelujah!


I've been away from Complexity Simplified for quite some time now, except for posting a few photos now and then, and the reason is that I've been busy writing someth
ing else. I've been reluctant to post much about it, though, since I suppose I was afraid I might jinx the process by admitting in public what I was doing.

But, today, all that reluctance went away when I finished the dra
ft of my book and immediately wanted to post something saying, basically: Hallelujah!

And, boy, am I tired.

I've been working on this book, all told, for over fifteen years, but the
last 3.5-month push has been the most difficult. Still much to do, including finding an agent and/or publisher, but I am celebrating tonight.

The working title of my book is "God the Great Attractor: Spiritual Wisdom from the New Science." In it, I show how I arrived at spiritual insights from the science of complex systems through a seven-year series of events that were initiated when the attractor that governed my life went through a bifurcation. There were other insights involving self-organizing systems, the fundamental importance of cycles in life, fractals, chaos and emergence.

I have written about some of these topics here and hope to write a few more
posts on the other topics. And I also hope that, someday, all of you will be able to read my actual book!

And, now, I think I'm going to go put my feet up and have a glass of wine. Cheers!

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations Raima!!!! :) I almost feel like I am going through a bifurcation RIGHT NOW! I also feel so inspired to write lately, as if I'm just on the cusp...maybe even today (maybe not), but your post truly inspired me, in any case.... Good. For. You.

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  2. Congratulations! I look forward to reading it.

    Actually, this is exactly the reason I began following your blog when I discovered the blogosphere last year. I don't know why really--it's just an intuition, but fractals, intelligent systems, and all manner of natural patterns have always seemed to me a glimpse of God behind the curtain.

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  3. Thanks, Stacy and Carol - so nice to see your support and interest. I, too, hope you will get to read the actual book one day! Still a bit of work to do to get it out there.

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  4. I was wondering if that book was still in gestation or had issued. When I didn't find it on Amazon, I Googled, and found out it's only 3 weeks old. Congrats., and I can hardly wait to read it.

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