Delight in the tiny new leaf, so shy and so shamelessly lush, unfurling from the crooked stem of the parched geranium.*
Eternal beauty cannot glow here in its full force or purity; nevertheless it is present as a fugitive and awakens our adoration when it is glimpsed.**
Which did you see?
Or the continuing?
Both were present.
The finite and the infinite.
The player makes the game.
*From Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings: Essential Life Learnings From 14 Years of Brain Pickings;
**From John O’ Donohue’s Divine Beauty