306. Illumination

“Beauty is the illumination of your soul.” ― John O'Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom In a strange way this quote doesn't relate directly to the threat of death and sorrow, but indirectly it has very much to do with it. It makes me feel, as I read it, that Soul exists - that I am Soul. Not just as a concept or metaphor, but something real, yet ... undefinable. And that is the power of all of John O'Donohue's writ