We have always been attracted to the sparkle. And the world, while seeming to have an abundance, has portioned it out to hidden places, fleeting moments, and sacred times. This is probably why it has kept its allure so long. Sparkle holds for us all the excitement of encountering something rare. Our reaction to it is built into our very genes. We get an emotional charge when we see it. But what happens when this sparkle is no longer hidden, or fleeting, or sacred?