Look at this image, let it sink in. Let it invigorate your spirit, refresh your mind, give you strength. It will loosen knots you didn’t even know you had.
Do we need complexity to create beauty? I think not. The most amazing shapes emerge from the simplest of patterns. I wonder why we have a tendency to hang onto complexity as if it had value in itself? It takes a conscious effort to move in the opposite direction; back to the roots of beauty, to a seed of simplicity carried by the wind.
An old friend has come to visit again… but this time, he speaks of power instead of beauty. Stronger, a bit darker, with an almost overwhelming presence; challenging me to do more. I hear the sound of his wings as he sweeps by, inviting me to take flight.
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Into this fractal garden you can always retreat, surrounding yourself in calm, dim light and listen to the deepest heartbeat of the world, to the rhythm that sweeps you away gently into your own dance, your own ritual; unique yet connected to the steady pounding of this inner core.
This place is real, I can feel it deep within me. So can you, if you only care to listen to the subtle but constant drum that marks this most sacred spot, the very center of the world.
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It is curious to watch how everything ripples outwards, ever expanding into infinity, drawing strange pattern around you. Some days, it is almost like you could come to comprehend it all. But the next moment everything eludes you again.
The details are fading away, everything is getting blurrier, more mysterious, filled with this strange light. But it’s still the same path, after all.
Here’s the original for reference. Let me know what you think!