“Simone Weil was absolutely right - beauty and affliction are the only two things that can pierce our hearts. Because this is so true, we must have a measure of beauty in our lives proportionate to our affliction. No more. Much more. Is this not God's prescription for us? Just take a look around.”
John Eldredge, Desire: The Journey We Must Take to Find the Life God Offers
Day 30 of #rebels_united#rebelsunitedjune2018potd Theme: Macro #rebel_macro
I happened upon this stunning creature as I was carrying an armload of groceries into my home. I have milkweed growing beside my front stairs and the milkweed rewards me with visitors several times a summer. This is a Virginia Ctenucha moth, day-time flying moth which I don’t recall ever seeing before. In the last little while, I’ve been seeing many things I’ve never seen before. I believe this may be happening because my eyes and heart are changing through being mentored and loved by a beautiful woman I know and her walk with me through my #cultivatewhatmatters journal. We don’t talk about the journal every time we meet, but because this journal comes alongside the journey into the heart of the Creator of all, and my own journey of bringing my life into alignment with the One Who IS Reality, I think often of my journal. I haven’t been as active on IG recently because my journey into Reality requires me to spend more time doing what I’ve been avoiding. Reality isn’t about avoidance my friends. Take heart, engage with what you are avoiding. You will face fear, dread, and opposition of different kinds, and you will conquer if you don’t give up.