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Sun, moon and silhouettes

[ by Charles Cameron — beautiful photography, alchemical significance ]

Twin images from The Atlantic’s selection of photos for this week:

TOPSHOT – The Cristo Rey monument is silhouetted against the full moon in Cali, Colombia, early on June 17, 2019. (Photo by Luis ROBAYO / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

The sun sets behind a tattered windmill, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, near Tappen, N.D. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


Why bother?

Why bother to show you these two images out of a waterfall of fine images?

Because somewhere within us, deep, psychologically speaking, there’s a desire for the consummation of a marriage between what the Chinese term the creative and receptive principles, here represented in an alchemical image by king and queen, silver and gold, sun and moon:

— don’t think — just enjoy!

One Response to “Sun, moon and silhouettes”

  1. Sally Benzon Says:

    how do you do? said the moon
    to the sun. for longer than i know
    i have shared your light. a last word? — as if we will ever be strangers! Oh, earth,
    we are makers of wonder!

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