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Strangely, Darkly Beautiful

I am not obessed with death. I just happen to find beauty in unconventional places.
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This Is How We Should All Be Remembered

World's Most Stunning Cemeteries - Business The Merry Cemetery, on the border between Romania and the Ukraine, is famous for its blue painted grave markers that depict scenes from the deceased's life.

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And once the storm is over you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about.” {Haruki Murakami

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The real tragedy is when we refuse to acknowledge and respect our own suffering, and instead spread it unconsciously to others. As the Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has written, “Suffering confers neither privileges nor rights. It all depends on how one uses it. If you use it to increase the anguish of others or yourself, you are degrading, even betraying it. And yet the day will come when we shall understand that suffering can elevate human beings - Jack Kornfield

Shall we lay amongst the beach whilst the tides ebb and revive. Eying the light seizing our night; or shall we imagine ourselves upon the crescent moon as it controls our time waxing and waning. ~lorelei™