There is an old saying, “You will find what you are looking for.” This reminds me of the time my husband and I were looking for a certain castle near the Burren. We thought we had followed the inconspicuous signs correctly, and we pulled up in front of an impressive building full of hope and upcoming adventure.
We knocked and tried to gain access to said castle, and finally a very nice gentleman came to the door and asked if he could help us. We asked to take a tour of the castle, and he politely told us that this was a private home. 🙂
In our minds, it was a castle, and looked like a castle. To the man who lived there, it is his castle. So, I guess it’s a castle.
What we look for is often what we find. Good or bad….a lot of times it is how we choose to look at something. Love, Lisa
P.S. By the way, if you are reading this, and this happens to be your home….it is beautiful! 🙂
I love castles, but they can be rather dark affairs inside. When the light floods in, through an open doorway, exposed crack, or window, it is a glorious thing. You realize how very much you were craving the light, needing it, waiting for it.
Here is Donegal Castle in Ireland to illustrate. Note to where your eye is drawn. The light illuminates all else, reveals the beauty.
I can focus on the darkness, or I can focus on the light. And I choose the light. Love, Lisa
“The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.” -John 1:5
“I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.” (Jesus) – John 12:46