The sun’s reflection off a mirrored building shines directly into the office, and it is blinding. Some of us jokingly wonder if it’s the rapture and why we are still here. I exaggerated the brightness in Photoshop for a more dramatic effect. I think the spot on the right is a reflection on the window of something that is behind me.
This Edgeworthia Chrysantha is in fragrant bloom now! I first came across the plant about one month ago when very few blooms were beginning to open. The plant is native to Japan where the bark is used to create handmade, mitsumata paper.
Today’s moment was a happy glimpse of the sun beaming through the trees on an otherwise wet and dreary winter day. It wasn’t warm, but it certainly put a smile on my face.
Sometimes the only way to light the darkness is to BE the light. May peace and love guide you throughout this year, and hope burn bright in your hearts.
In awe of this morning’s beauty. Merry Christmas everyone!
Today was the first day taking photos felt like a chore. I even tried to find out if posting a photo from a previous day would be considered cheating. The weekly theme – candlelight – saved my day! It took me a few attempts before it occurred to me that I should try pushing the candle holder into the corner. Magic!
As long as there has been seasons, the importance of light and warmth is highlighted in the dark days of winter. Those who experience the darkness of winter light candles in their homes, cozy up by the fireplace, and string lights inside and out. This seasonal brightness can warm the soul.