Daily Illuminations

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Daily Illuminations – painting, Douglas Moorezart, c 2017, all rights reserved

“What is the meaning of life? That was all- a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years, the great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one.”

― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

“The Wrong shall fail, the Right prevail, With peace on earth, good-will to men!”

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The Christmas Bridge (a painting, PRINTS Here) – Douglas Moorezart, copyright 2016, all rights reserved

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“The Wrong shall fail,
the Right prevail,
With peace on earth,
good-will to men!”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.”

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Wreath (painting, prints here) – Douglas Moorezart, copyright 2016, all rights reserved.

“As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.”

– Eric Sevareid

“it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed”

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Autumn Afternoon – D. Moorezart, c 2016, all rights reserved

“But when fall comes, kicking summer out … it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you.”

― Stephen King, Salem’s Lot

“There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when…”

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The Last Pear – Oil – Douglas Moorezart, copyright 2016, all rights reserved

“There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

On my morning walk
I found this last lonely
perfect pair,
unreachable by deer,
unscathed by birds,
unappreciated by walkers-by.
And so it’s victory
earned this study.
– Douglas

 

“wild, free, spontaneous”

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Poppies Nocturne Study – D. Moorezart, c 2016, all rights reserved

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant! “

~Edward Abbey

Red

Red on Red - Original Painting - Douglas Moorezart, copyright 2014 -
Red on Red – Original Painting – Douglas Moorezart, c 2016

Red

i like
red
it dances
for me

alexandre arnau