THE LONG, SILENT YEAR — A Soul Story from Dawn She watched the light and the certain way it passed through the liquid thermometer this time of day. The number 12, suspended in the Galileo thermometer, seemed significant. How many months had it been? Time passed slowly. Yet, every day she noticed something new. Today, the shadow and its form. Yesterday, the red and green and blue and how the colors played so happily.
And just when it seemed there could be no more to discover, the smiling face emerged, all lightness and laughter. For that moment it was as if there had been no forced separation, no retreat to places and spaces that had not been in her plans. How much more was yet to be discovered here and now?
This image is from the Life & Art in the Time of Coronavirus Collection. This photo collection was inspired by everyday art and inspiration found along the way and in ordinary moments during a period of restricted movements.
We may be sheltering in place or on “lockdown” but I choose freedom. I choose love. I choose life and art, beauty and truth, which can be found in the everyday and in the ordinary, whatever our current circumstance.
What is your essential story of life? What is alive in you? I hope this image has sparked a reconnection and remembrance for you today. I believe there is beauty to be found right here, right now, all around you and right there within you.I'll meet you on the way!
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