as above so below

I went with my parents last week to visit their parents’ gravesites. My mom’s dad was in the army, so her parents are buried in a military cemetery.

The sky that day was strangely beautiful.

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I’ve not seen a sky — shapes and curves in the sky — quite like that before. You could almost see skeletal bones. Ribs, spine, pelvis…

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It was a monumentally striking image. Fleeting, tenuous, out of reach.

And then I turned my gaze back down to the rows of white stone, resting places.

As above, so below?

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5 Responses to as above so below

  1. Welcome back to blogging- I have missed you.

  2. Debbie DeMoss says:

    Mindy, you always amazed me. Your artistry, your sense of free spirit fashion and all the cool little details of your home. I have been inspired by you and I have fond memories of our friendship.
    Hugs, Deb

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