Where have YOU been the last few years? or the last 25?
Two photos distracted me, this morning as I prepared to mull over with you, the geographical difference between these two words. The first was the face of a dear friend who is lost to me with for reasons too human to mention. I saw new lines in his familiar face that spoke of travels of which I knew nothing. The second image was similar; it was both familiar and unknowable.
Though currently in Antarctica, this Humpback whale has been around. It has the world warrior scars etched into its tail fin. It is a photo by © Robert Harding World Imagery/Offset. It took my breath away... Thank you to him. I can only imagine the inner and outer journey it took him to bring it to Bing... and to me this morning, and now, again, to you..
There is no more accurate a metaphor for this post (or for my own wrinkles, and travels) than those fin etchings of where it has been...
on a Chaplain's life