Okinawa, Japan 2014
The Japanese believe that transience adds to beauty…
…that a thing is enhanced by its fast approaching death.
They depend on the blooms to mark the passage of time and whisper the promise of Spring.
Washington DC 2014
Consider the lilies, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Luke 12:27 ESV