Awe enables us to perceive in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple; to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Christmas, if it is anything, is time of awe. So is Epiphany - that season which is fast approaching. Here's something about awe that I think is utterly beautiful:
(The image, from Wikimedia Commons, is a detail from a Leonardo da Vinci painting.)