There are two kinds of time: Chronos and Kairos.
Chronos is chronological time, the world's time, deadlines, dates, appointments, calendars, clocks, seconds, minutes, hours, days, years ... etc.
Kairos, simply put, is Divine time/timing. It cannot be measured.
In my reading on Kairos, I gathered and distilled certain definitions which I have put below for you to get a quick overview. But if/when you have or make time (i.e. chronos time), check out this great pdf document entitled "Time measured by Kronos and Kairos"; Mark Freir (2006).
The day I realised what the lamp was for, I changed its name (to be revealed soon). However, it remains Kairos in spirit, since everything about it is happening with Divine timing and purpose.
Some distilled definitions.
1. The quintessential moment that must be seized or acted within in order to achieve a desired result.
2. The discrete moment in which an act is done that decides the outcome of a matter.
3. The God-given moment of destiny, not to be shrunk from, but seized with decisiveness.
4. The moment of turn-around, of change and of building bridges.
5. Moment in time when opposites meet and contradiction evaporates.
6. An undetermined period of time in which "something" special happens.
7. The window of divine opportunity. The transformative moment.
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