For what is to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what it is to cease breathing, but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?
~ Kahlil Gibran, On Death
Remembering my father on his 32nd death anniversary.
Tibouchina urvilleana, also called Athens Blue Princess Flower, Glory flower, a South American native, was blooming generously at The Ruins.