"Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.."- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Only One

Only OneMany people feel isolated and unable to connect with others because of previous negative experiences, depression, shyness or simply because of not finding someone that shares the same interests. In an ocean of personalities we have all some similarities, but no matter how much we resemble, we are unique.
Taking the photograph of this beautiful foxglove reminded me of this uniqueness. Among hundreds of purple foxgloves, this was the only white one. People that are a bit out of the so called “norm” are often not understood or appreciated. Though in my opinion they are the most beautiful and amazing.

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100 words, memyselfandela – August 2013

Photo – memyselfandela

6 responses

  1. Foxglove is a perfect example of human individualism. I could never have thought of this analogy. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
    My garden if full of foxglove and I never know what to expect; however, I am always pleasantly; surprised. Just as I am always pleasantly surprised by the people I meet in person or on the net. I just wish they were all in person.
    Take care. Wally

    August 4, 2013 at 20:37

    • Thank you so much for the wonderful comment, dear Wally.🙂 I wish I knew you all in person too.
      Ela.

      August 4, 2013 at 21:21

  2. Our lives are mere flashes of light in an infinitely empty universe. The most important lesson I have learned is that what we see as “normal” living is truly a travesty of our potential. Great picture and great post!

    August 4, 2013 at 20:48

    • Thank you my dear. I’m glad you stopped by and liked it.
      Me, I preffer being one of the ones out of norm. Light you say… that is again such a great image…🙂😉

      August 4, 2013 at 20:54

  3. Beautiful – both image and analogy.

    August 5, 2013 at 15:22

    • Thank you m’dear. Just like me or the white foxglove you are a beautiful one of a kind! =)

      August 5, 2013 at 16:33

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