Narcissus and a little distortion

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 5: 7

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross… let us not grow weary or lose heart.

Hebrews 12 : 2
From the garden this morning.  These are all perfectly in bloom. I took a sample of one stem from each patch.
It is their time.
All lined up and correct.

“I weep for Narcissus. but I never noticed that Narcissus was beautiful.  I weep because, each time I knelt beside my banks, I could see, in the depths of his eyes, my own beauty reflected.”

‘What a lovely story,’ the alchemist thought.

Paulo Coelho,  The Alchemist
As I was working with this grouping I enjoyed seeing this distortion of the containers as I changed the angle of my phone camera. I especially liked the one on the right.
A bit of fun!
Then I found some of these sayings which made me think…possibly some people have had some thoughts about thinking that I had about seeing…

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.

Jonathan Swift.

The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth.

George Christopher Lichtenberg

Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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