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Finding the courage to go to the places that scare us cannot happen without compassionate inquiry into the workings of ego... Openness doesn't come from resisting our fears but from getting to know them well. ~ Pema Chodron ; pink door, Cuba
Carved Japanese Family Crest (mon) - Mon (also called kamon) are symbols and imagery used to identify a family name or institution, similar to the coats of arms in European heraldic tradition. In Japan, mon can be found on many items associated with a particular family, including kimono, fukusa, noren, and even roof tiles of the family home.
intricately carved door in Dhobhi Dhora Mohalla, Bikaner, RAJ, IN ~ photo by Ivan Lian
Emilia Romagna, Italy...wonderful cooking and wonderful doors. Did you notice the lower quarter of the door's zig-zag pattern?