shades of turquoise. Waters dance
as clouds, as oceans.
So, I’m smitten.
With color! I learned in science class that color is reflected light, but not until recently have I started appreciating how much colors change depending on the quality of light.
The other day I was wearing a neon orange sweater- a bright, popping color all day. At night when I (and my sweater) were lit only by a dim lamp, looking down at my sleeve, I saw that there was nothing neon about it!
It was vaguely orange, but more grey or brown than anything. I had always thought of my sweater as neon orange in and of itself, but actually it’s a thousand shades of orange depending on the light!
The world of color is incredibly dynamic, so subtle and varied- and I’ve been missing it by assuming instead of seeing.
What other joys have I been missing in this way? Nature, food, people, myself? Life? Hmmm….
May we all see more clearly this week, relishing the dynamism and beauty of life from every light-bathed angle.
Love and light,
P.S. Who in your life could use a little color? Share this post with them and brighten their day. :)