…. every evening we use candlelight during dinner. It has become a nightly ritual in our home. Somehow the conversation becomes more alive and the meal more delicious when candles are involved. Often… we light our candles early …enjoying their golden dance as one of us prepares our evening meal. Somehow the simple, soft, dancing light shrinks the challenges of our day and instigates a settled contented peace as we prepare to move into tomorrow.
…New Orleans silent reflection
…imperfect beautyAs I place my nose against its form, touching and squeezing its imperfect beauty: my senses tell me that the taste and texture within this tomato is going to be superb… My life’s maturity tells me so. Year after year…decade over decade…I have sought to find my own technique to master the art of discovering true beauty. I use this metaphor as my philosophy across the board of my life. The visual exterior of any object or being… is only a mask of first impression… engaging and unearthing the substance of what lies within… defines the true essence of what is seen.
… discover the beauty within