I find this a rather poetic take.
“These are the times that try men’s souls.” The words of Thomas Paine (1737-1809) are still relevant if not more relevant today. Come visit Thomas Paine Cottage Museum if you are in New Rochelle, NY. The last residence of the man influential in the American Revolution could inspire you.
Perhaps his life is more miraculous than his mind. And above all, love is what saved him, love from those around him and from himself.