” The ancient Greeks had two words for time: kronos, chronological time, and kairos, which is often translated as “the right time” and cannot be measured.
How a young woman lost her identity is an article I read in the New Yorker. In the article Barbara (mother of Hannah) said,
“I imagined her as having entered more fully into kairos—the appointed time, the fullness of time. There’s a suspension of certainty.”
I had never heard of this condition before, but it pretty much described parts of my childhood.