Balancing Act

“What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.”
― Henri Matisse

Just as there is joy, there is pain.
Order is the reason.

Just as the clouds bring shade, they bring rain.
Just as sun brings vitality, the moon brings intermission.

To learn the difference, the other you must experience.
Perfection is a by-product of balance.

©2012 Jade Jarvis

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:2 a time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
3 a time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to break down, and a time to build up;
4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
5 a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
6 a time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
7 a time to tear, and a time to sew;
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
8 a time to love, and a time to hate;
a time for war, and a time for peace.”
(Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)

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