Tag Archives: psychiatry

Suggestion’s Subtle Gift

The power of the suggestive is much greater than the statement of reality.

C.W. Mundy

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Beauty, Unexpected

Sometimes the most beautiful thing is precisely the one that comes unexpectedly and unearned.”

Anna Freud

Fleming Creek, Michigan

WPC, Tour Guide: Mildly Intoxicating Feeling of Beauty

The enjoyment of beauty has a peculiar, mildly intoxicating quality of feeling. Beauty has no obvious use; nor is there any clear cultural necessity for it. Yet civilization could not do without it.

–Sigmund Freud

Nothing quite as serene as  a summer sunset over a local Michigan lake,  the sky lit by a golden glow and a stillness in the air.

Photo Challenge:  Tour Guide 

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

Photo Challenge, Favorites: Sunlight, Play and Renewal

Always in search of the playful quality of light in Michigan’s forests, I happened upon this scene confirming summer’s renewal.

“Play is the answer to how anything new comes about.”
– Jean Piaget

Photo Challenge:  Favorites  

near Ann Arbor, Michigan

Beauty’s Intoxicating Feeling

The enjoyment of beauty has a peculiar, mildly intoxicating quality of feeling. Beauty has no obvious use; nor is there any clear cultural necessity for it. Yet civilization could not do without it.

–Sigmund Freud

So, as winter sets in and the trees rest in their dormant shade of gray,  memories of summers past and summers to come beguile the time.

Kensington Park, Michigan