Friday, July 9, 2010

The closer we come to something, the easier it is to see its flaws. From far away, a painting can look stunning and whole, but the closer you come, every mistake and error in each swish of the brush becomes clear and apparent, and suddenly, the beautiful painting becomes merely plain.
How can we still keep in our minds that beautiful image? It takes work and effort to remember the design before we saw its mistakes. Yet, even though its flawed, it doesn't take away its beauty. It simply makes it more real.

1 comment:

  1. Funny you say that. DH was telling me TODAY how from afar mountains look breathtaking you go close and all you see is green trees. Same thing, from afar looks better... Does it take away from the beauty, NO! All a matter of perspective...

    I wonder if you wonder about this for the same reason as him...

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