Buddhism · Hinduism · Nepal · spiritual

Easter Detached From Religion

Easter for me means color, vibrancy, rebirth and springing into new things. This colorful lotus mandala I photographed in Nepal during Diwali, represents just that. Because the lotus rises from unclean water to blossom as a pure, uncontaminated flower, it is a symbol of purity and resurrection.     Unattached to organized religion, the idea of… Continue reading Easter Detached From Religion

color · colorblind · Experience · gay · rainbow

Colorblind Man In Search of Rainbows

Many say it is “sad” once they are convinced that I have decreased ability or inability to see color, or perceive color differences, under normal lighting conditions. But what I truly find to be sad is that when there is a beautiful rainbow out, I will in fact, never see all seven rays. However, I am undoubtedly able to feel a heightened state of emotions such as joy and excitement with the sight of one. I have come to make meaning of what a rainbow is to me. In fact, I too, as a colorblind, can appreciate a rainbow, even though I only see 4 or 5 of its rays.