New Worlds


People are fascinated by pictures of doors, especially those that are old and weathered. In fact, I’ve seen entire websites dedicated to them. Perhaps they symbolize our longing to enter new worlds? Or, maybe they represent the secrets of old worlds and past lives that shouldn’t be revisited.

I found this particular doorway at Ardgillan Castle outside of Dublin.  Sure, the lighting effect is no more than a trick with a camera lens, but it carries a symbolic weight for me – like I am about to enter a new world, and some divine blessing awaits.

4 Replies to “New Worlds”

  1. One day, I intend to live in a house with a brightly colored front door… somehow they always make me think of that poem about being an old woman wearing purple….

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