“Unlike the land, which is fixed in one place, the sea manifests freedom: she is the primal dance…”
– John O’Donohue, Beauty, The Invisible Embrace.
“Unlike the land, which is fixed in one place, the sea manifests freedom: she is the primal dance that has always moved to its own music. The wild divinity of the ocean infuses the shore with ancient sound.
Who can tell what secrets she searches from the shoreline? What news she whispers to the shore in the gossip of urgent wavelets? This is primal conversation. The place where absolute change rushes against still permanence, where the urgency of Becoming confronts the stillness of Being, where restless desire meets the silence and serenity of stone.
Beyond human seeing and knowing, the meeting of ocean and shoreline must be one of the places where the earth almost breaks through to word…..”