"I will tell you a great secret, Captain, perhaps the greatest secret of all time: The molecules of your body are the same molecules that make up this station, and the nebula outside - that burn inside the stars themselves. We are star-stuff. We are the Universe made manifest, trying to figure itself out. And, as we have both learned, sometimes the Universe requires a change of perspective."
Watched that episode this morning. And it reminded me. :)
This is dual-purpose; this is for me as a person overall, for us overall - and it's a writer thing. What the universe does with us on a grand scale, I as a writer do on a smaller scale; my characters are me made manifest, trying to figure myself out...