|Holocaust Memorial Berlin|
Maybe you were in on it.
This secret explains why I have been struggling to write about something that happens to me when I travel to certain places, special places, and have been pretty much at a loss for words.
It turns out they are "Thin Places", best described as where Heaven meets Earth. Or almost.
In a recent article in the New York Times, Sunday March 11, Eric Weiner shares his thoughts on thin places.
And you know what he says? Thin places are personal. Your thin place might be thick to me. And I love this idea most of all.
|Notre Dame Paris|
|Wadsworth Falls Victoria Park Truro|
|Buddha statue in memory of Tsunami victims in Hikkaduwa|
I know there are people who are offended by my thin places, who might say a thin place by definition must be holy, or a religious site, or somehow recognized by an official as a thin place.
|The Coliseum Rome|
|Crossing a ravine in Cabo San Lucas|
This morning at the market in Place Monge I felt much the same way. Appreciating life, and very close to Heaven.