“What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.”
― C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew
I was reminded of these words when I looked out my bedroom window this morning and reached for my camera. What I saw was not what I usually see in early morning light. I had not traveled elsewhere or changed my perspective in any way. But what I saw depended on what I knew as a person. It also depended on my imagination.
I knew that our weather had changed dramatically overnight and what I saw was thick ice covering these windows on the north side of our home. That is unusual for us on the South Texas Gulf Coast so I took a photo through the ice. When I looked at the pictures, I saw an impressionist’s rendition of a mountain range covered in snow!
What do you see?
It looks like a little log cabin down on the left too. 😊
Teion Parker (713) 979-8541
As a Michigander, I saw a frozen window. However, I can also see the mountains now that you have mentioned it. Once I told a friend it was snowing. He sat in a cubicle around the corner and said, “No, it isn’t.” When he got up and looked out my window, he could see it was snowing. It all depends on the perspective.
Yes! And sometimes I need to move to get that.