Being Human

‘Even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue to exist, a wonderful living side by side can grow up, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.’

Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters

There are so many human qualities, virtues and talents that enrich my life as I encounter and experience them in others; Mercy, peace, passion, creativity, hospitality, hopefulness, wisdom and contemplation to mention just a few. These things are hard to express in an image without telling too much of a story. Being human is a vast and impossible theme to ever do justice to, and so far I have only been concerned with meditating on our more redeeming qualities, happy for now for others to explore the dark side……