We have an imperfect vision of reality.
Many things obscure our true essence:
fear, tradition, religion, perception, choices, family, obligations, myths, enculturation.
I am always refining ways to escape using the mind, the spirit and the body.
The figures in the faceted glass offered me an opportunity
to explore the things which I feel have skewed my view of life
and have hindered my becoming all that I can be,
and encouraged me to see how I can escape them.”
fashioned of feathers and wax.
A reference to Icarus.
Like Icarus, am I prone to complacency and foolish pride?
Do I fail to heed sensible and wise warnings?
Am I overcome when things go well and forget what I have learned?
Do I follow the paths others have fashioned for me,
or do I choose paths less travelled?
How do I use the gifts and talents of those who have gone before?