Saturday, February 28, 2015
This Is Not A Pipe - A sign from my son.
This is one of the more amazing signs from my son. He was a Graphic Design major in college. One of his assignments was to create a handmade book illustrating a story with photographs. Graham chose to make a book with photos that he took of his good friend who was a pipe smoker. Graham showed the start to finish process of his friend preparing and smoking a pipe. For the cover photo of his book he chose an iconic image in Art circles, Rene' Magritte's image of a pipe with the words "Ceci n'est pas une pipe". The translation is, "This is not a pipe."
A few days ago a friend recommended we watch the movie, "The Fault In Our Stars." My husband and I watched it last night on one of the cable movie channels on TV. This movie is about two teenagers that have cancer. I don't think I would have watched it if she hadn't recommended it. It turned out to be a very good movie with a lot of food for thought.
About three quarters of the way through the movie my husband and I looked at each other in surprised amazement. In one of the scenes the lead actress is wearing a T-shirt with the Rene' Magritte pipe and caption! The first picture above is from the movie, and the second is the cover of Graham's project.
I am continually awed by the ways our loved ones in spirit manage to bring us their signs and messages. There is no power stronger than love. Believe in the magic of love.