Pattern and Purpose

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Somehow, the silent working of this spider, relentlessly, tirelessly doing the next thing, spinning the threads of another day of waiting, not knowing…

Somehow, the regular, expert lines of concentric effort with a plan, not so much in mind as in the whole of its body…

Somehow the simple black and white of this vision this morning on an ordinary walk in an ordinary place, of an ordinary and simple creature going about its day…

Was a comfort to me. Perhaps it can be to you.