"A person’s life is not a series of dramatic events for which he or she is applauded or exiled but a slow accumulation of days, seasons, years, fleshed out by the generational weight of one’s family and anchored by a land-bound sense of place."
I believe that this physical separation from the Beloved is very unique and better than meeting each other. So keep separate and also aspire to meet your Beloved and one day this separation will burn you! This separation is more sweet than the meeting.
Spring Stories. Greg Harris (American, b 1953). Oil on canvas.
Though his subject matter is varied, Harris is most well known for his paintings of beautiful and sensitive women in period settings. He carries forth the traditions of impressionism, while modifying and redefining the art form to make it his own.
Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.
Jeune Fille de Concarneau (1883). François Alfred Delobbe (French, 1835-1920). Oil on canvas.
The girl depicted in this painting is believed to have been Adolphe Bouguereau’s mistress and later François Delobbe’s. The companion work to this painting depicts three girls by the sea and hangs in the National Museum in Bucharest.
Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems. A playful mind is inquisitive, and learning is fun. If you indulge your natural curiosity and retain a sense of fun in new experience, I think you’ll find it functions as a sort of shock absorber for the bumpy road ahead.