How to see the world like an artist and find beauty in the everyday

Believing is seeing

An artist’s eye

The wonder of interbeing

“Imagine, for a moment, a beautiful flower. Looking into a flower, we can see that it is full of life. It contains soil, rain, and sunshine. It is also full of clouds, oceans, and minerals. It is even full of space and time. In fact, the whole cosmos is present in this one little flower. If we took out just one of these ‘non-flower’ elements, the flower would not be there. Without the soil’s nutrients, the flower could not grow. Without rain and sunshine, the flower would die. And if we removed all the non-flower elements, there would be nothing substantive left that we could call a ‘flower’. So our observation tells us that the flower is full of the whole cosmos, while at the same time it is of a separate self-existence. The flower cannot exist by itself alone.” (Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Living, 11–12).

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