“Our remote ancestors said to their Mother Earth, “We are ours.”
Modern humanity has said to Nature, “You are mine.”
The Green Man has returned as the living face of the whole earth
So that through his mouth we may say to the Universe, “We are one.” - Terri Windling
The source image is one I took of the beautiful doors at 107 Wellington West in downtown Toronto, which I later learned is Canada’s oldest private club.
Is it an obvious or ironic connection, do you think – a Green Man carving on the doors of a clubhouse whose members include titans of modern industry and finance?
For your contemplation today; dormancy – a period in an organism’s life cycle when growth, development, and (in animals) physical activity are temporarily stopped. A healthy, normal, natural thing.
This mandala was created from an image of icicles formed on vines on the back of the house.