OCT 25, 14 .. WHEN YOU SEE LOVE .. YOU KNOW LOVE

What is love?

The first thoughts that jumped-into-my-mind when I pondered this question were biblical thoughts about love ..

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To quote a few.. NOT all .. biblical references ..

The Christian Bible mentions .. We are to love one another .. so sayeth The Books of John (13:34-35, 15:12, 15:17) .. Matthew (22:37-39) .. Romans (12:10, 13:8) .. Galatians (5:13) .. 1 John (3:11, 4:7-8, 4:12) .. again to mention but a few biblical references to the word love.

Then we have Romantic Love .. how do you define THAT?  I am NOT going-there!  At least not-here not-now!

What is love?  Sometimes you simply see it expressed by others through acts of kindness and when that happens ..

WHEN YOU SEE LOVE .. YOU KNOW LOVE ..

Lest I get myself FURTHER in-way-over-my-head .. as I am on-the-verge-of-doing .. I will run-with-this NOW!

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What-on-earth is a Diorama?

Oh Wikipedia .. what would I do without you?

The current, popular understanding of the term “diorama” denotes a partially three-dimensional, full-size replica or scale model of a landscape typically showing historical events, nature scenes or cityscapes, for purposes of education or entertainment.

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In the extreme southern part of the Canadian Province of Ontario .. as you motor along The Kings Highway Nr. 3 between Windsor, Ontario and Fort Erie, Ontario .. you pass through a small village named Dunnville.

WHEN YOU SEE LOVE .. YOU KNOW LOVE ..

I present to you the following VISION OF LOVE ..

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As Patti and I motored past the above scene on the front lawn of a local residence just East of the Village of Dunnville, Ontario and continued on our way I exclaimed to Patti ..

“DID YOU SEE THAT?” .. “YES!” .. Patti replied .. and so we turned around and back we drove for a closer look-see ..

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Check out the Lighthouse!  Can you see the Lighthouse in the photos above?

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I idly wonder if the Lighthouse Light is fully operational during the night time.

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Continuing with more views.

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Now as-if the above Nautical Diorama was not enough .. allow me to go one Diorama further and show you the Halloween Diorama ..

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Notice the Nautical Diorama in the background.

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I debated .. I mean I SERIOUSLY DEBATED .. approaching the home .. knocking upon their door .. and telling the residents how touched .. how VERY DEEPLY TOUCHED Patti and I were by the LOVE and the BEAUTY of their Dioramas.  I did not act upon my intuition and .. deeply touched .. Patti and I slowly drove away.

WHEN YOU SEE LOVE .. YOU KNOW LOVE !

We rest-our-case!

With Much Love .. Patti and Cap ..

“A voice? Do I hear a voice?” .. “WOW! Mister Paul Harvey .. I am so honored to have you drop-in here!”

AND NOW .. THE REST OF THE STORY ..

IF THE ONLY PRAYER YOU EVER SAY IN YOUR ENTIRE LIFE IS THANK YOU .. IT WILL BE ENOUGH .. Meister Eckhart ..

Because we did not introduce ourselves to the occupants of the home .. today WE HAVE WRITTEN a note to them thanking them for the love and for work and for the time and for the effort that they put into the their Dioramas and telling them how very much all of their work meant to us. In our Thank You note we gave them this website address so that perhaps one day they will visit here.

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2 thoughts on “OCT 25, 14 .. WHEN YOU SEE LOVE .. YOU KNOW LOVE

  1. Shaddy Peters

    I am so, so glad that you left the note expressing your feelings. That was the perfect thing to do. Going to the door may have been awkward, but the note said what you wanted to say without any awkwardness. I so, so hope they will check out your blog and respond here. That would be so, so cool!!!!

    A lot of love did go into the making of these dioramas. They were expressions of these homeowners joy. I’m positive they’ll get a major thrill, knowing that you got the message they were trying to get across when they planned and put together both the nautical and Halloween scenes.

    If you don’t get a response, don’t assume your words on paper weren’t appreciated. For any number of reasons, you may not hear from the Thorps. They may not be computer savvy for instance. If you do hear from them and there’s a pretty good chance that you will, I would love to hear of it.

    As time passes and I get to know the two of you better, I think you’re quite a unique and life-loving pair. You aren’t afraid to compliment others. In fact, you love doing that. I’ve sure been generously supported over the past, what, year? I don’t know how long we’ve been in touch. My sense of time is nonexistent!

    Anyway, you’re both positive forces in this world and I thank you for that. You set a wonderful example and as in the movie “As Good As It Gets,” you make me want to be a better person.

    Smiles,
    Shaddy

    1. Cap

      What an absolutely awesome comment Shaddy! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! I too hope to hear from them but the clock-is-ticking time-wise as we leave for Hong Kong and on to India on the 11th of November.

      In five short words I can sum up a philosophy-of-life I like .. here it is ..

      TO FEEL GOOD .. DO GOOD ..

      Smiles .. Cap

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