It is easy to be beautiful; it is difficult to appear so. I admire you, beloved, for the trap you’ve set. It’s like a final chapter no one reads because the plot is over.

– Meditations In An Emergency

A friend shared this photo of a marble sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The dimpling, movement, sensitivity, and arrangement are so exact and breathtaking that I had to share. And yes, this really is a marble sculpture.