Category - Matters of the Soul...

Joyeuses Pâques... Happy Easter...

"I am the resurrection, and the life...
he that believeth in me, though he were dead...
yet shall he live"... Jesus

On an... icy cold day...

à... Paris...

We... went...

To... church...

To... celebrate...

The... most powerful...

Meaningful day... reminding us of the...

Resurrection...

Redemption...

Utopia...

Don't... live...

Not... die...

Life... is a drudge...

Don't... nudge...

The dye... is cast...

Wars... famine...

Corruption... scandal...

Toil... and pain...

Bugarach... Miraculous French Village...

A tiny... French village...

Named...

"Bugarach"...

Nestled into the arms... of its tall mountain...

Is located... in southern France...

"La petite... village"...

Is being named... as the only place on the planet...

That will be safe... surviving...

The premonition of the end of the world... come Friday 21st of December 2012...

"Voila"...

An Enchanted... Innocence...

Some… enchanted...

Lifetime...

"Une… vie...

Enchantée"…

One... can dream...

Dreams... of the unknown...

An... enchanting...

Ethereal... being...

Fair of... youth…

Shimmering... of dew...

Pre-Christmas... at the Grands Magasins...

Paris... is icy...

Snow is edging... its brilliant whiteness...

In our... direction...

It's a cold cold European winter... they forecast...

Fur... ("faux")... is a must...

Wrapped up... like...

Warm... muffins...

We head to the mega-stores... "les grands magasins"...

Le Bon Marché...

Printemps...

Galeries Lafayette...

For pre-Christmas... window-"store"-shopping...

Celebrating... All Saints' Day... in Paris...

"Toussaint... à Paris"...

Today... we celebrated...

All... Saints' Day...

Also... known as...

"All Hallows"... or "Hallowmas"...

All Saints... was originally celebrated on the first Sunday after the "Pentecost"... in honour of all saints...

Epiphany... the... Galette des Rois...

"L'Épiphanie"...

Ancient Greek... Θεοφάνεια...

Epiphany...

Divine manifestation...

"God shining through"...

A Dedication to Japan: "The 5th Dimension"

New York, New York - it's a wonderful town.  "I want to be a part of it..." - I so do agree with the song, made so famous by Frank Sinatra and later, Liza Minelli.