when one is wrapped in sheets of wind, woven of wind and shot through with rain. when colors crumple in dusk and fold themselves out into the night, and become pierced with stars. when fields are awash with moonshine and imperfection is obliterated. when beauty is ever-present and still yet ever-changing. this is when we know, how we learn, that He is far more beautiful than this.
Towers that vanish upwards above the loneliest star are the creations of humility. For towers are not tall unless we look up at them; and giants are not giants unless they are larger than we. — G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
fingertips. cobblestones. written. archipelago. opprobrium. conflagration. beauty. entangled. breathing. erstwhile. trifecta. whispered. eerie. swept. wrought. harbor. glory. scribble. caught. becoming. orchard. railroad. timshel. dreamlike. magnificent. optimism. cloak. expressive. enormous. obscure. beside. aplomb. vastness. armor. story.
I am content to follow to its source Every event in action or in thought; Measure the lot; forgive myself the lot! When such as I cast out remorse So great a sweetness flows into the breast We must laugh and we must sing, We are blest by everything, Everything we look upon is blest. — W.B. Yeats
I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you Which shall be the darkness of God. As, in a theatre, The lights are extinguished, for the scene to be changed With a hollow rumble of wings, with a movement of darkness on darkness, And we know that the hills and the trees, the distant panorama And the bold imposing facade are all being rolled away— Or as, when an underground...