See the Beauty: Time

See the Beauty: Time

“The phrase and the day and the scene harmonized in a chord. Words.” ― James Joyce . . . . . . Music lyrics have always fascinated me. I used to sit for hours reading through the words while the music played. Sometimes understanding their meaning, sometimes not — but […]

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See the Beauty: Name

See the Beauty: Name

“…So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love.⁣” ― The Bible . . . . . . This week, I’m sharing words that Lindsay wrote earlier this week, because it’s impossible for me to say it any better myself. This is […]

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See the Beauty: Bittersweet

See the Beauty: Bittersweet

“Sometimes a thing and the opposite of a thing are true at the same time.” ― Wynton Marsalis . . .   . . . Lindsay’s a six, and I’m a seven. What’s that mean? It’s Enneagram speak for our respective types. She best associates with #6 — the committed, […]

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See the Beauty: Rhythm

See the Beauty: Rhythm

“The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and […]

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See the Beauty: Rooted

See the Beauty: Rooted

“To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.” ― Simone Weil . . .   . . . When we moved to Colorado in the spring of 2019, we uprooted our lives in pursuit of a dream to live amongst the mountains. […]

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See the Beauty: Unmoored

See the Beauty: Unmoored

“In an unmoored life like mine, sleep and hunger and work arrange themselves to suit themselves, without consulting me.” ― Kurt Vonnegut . . . . . . I know someone who forgot how much she loved to paint because she stopped doing it years ago after her husband belittled her […]

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See the Beauty: Dreams III

See the Beauty: Dreams III

“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson . . . . . . Everything takes place far below the equator for this edition of my “bokeh list.” Here are my next three dream adventures: Cage […]

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See the Beauty: Return

See the Beauty: Return

“It felt odd and poetic and encouraging coming back after so many years, a shape imposing itself on life again after chaos.” ― Graham Greene . . . . . . Sometimes in life we get a chance to return to places that hold powerful spaces in our memories. This […]

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See the Beauty: Tears

See the Beauty: Tears

“I end up crying over beautiful things. Because they’re beautiful, despite the grief of the world. And my experience with grief in my life has made me long for beauty, in ways that I’m not even aware of.” ― Stephen Colbert . . . . . . It took me […]

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See the Beauty: Change

See the Beauty: Change

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” ― Leo Tolstoy . . . . . . This fall — surrounded by strokes of greens, oranges, yellows, and reds — I’ve been reminded by this spectrum of the season that change is certain, and that I, too, am ever evolving. I’m […]

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