It is the root form and nature’s first great work of art.
There is nothing that embodies the idea of movement with ease and imagination than this the spiral.
Here in the humble snail, one sees the wheels within wheels and the great hoop of life itself lovingly etched into the carapace.
From the most fundamental particle within ourselves to the great galaxies and the infinite cosmos this simple pattern is endlessly repeated.
This is spirit made visible.
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Photo: Snail shell at Saladaviciosa. Courtesy of the author.