For those who have the ability to see it, the world around us is bursting with possibilities and beauty. As artists and writers we grab our tools and clumsily try to recreate the image that we see in our mind.
However there is far more out there than we will ever be able to record with our pen or our brush. Each passing moment the image changes and we are forced to either try to capture it or let it go. Some artists like Monet often came back to paint the same scene over and over again in an attempt to describe and capture these fleeting moments.
Sooner or later we realize that we’ll never be able to capture every moment of beauty as we experience it. Sometimes we simply have to absorb the moment and then let it go.
But that’s okay because instead of spending our time and energy trying to preserve the past, we will finally be able to experience the present moment.
“Everyday I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad.
I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.”