( revisited and revised 7/31/2018 )
Something real and to be reckoned with, yet in the end, it's only our mindscapes at work. While the real creation keeps on unfolding outside of our heads regardless and we're left to hang on for dear life.
That evolving creature that has existed since Earth bounced back from the last big comet strike about 65 million years ago.
Then there's the God v Science question.
If you are fortunate enough to be touched by God, that is your gift alone, something for you in your unique life. It is not a recipe for your neighbors or the world.