We are surrounded by images of everyday experience. Only when we really open the mind’s eye to see what is unusual about one of these—seeing it “as if for the first time”—can we write about it in such a way that we and the reader perceive it as an illumination, a small epiphany, a new awareness of what life is all about. — Gabriele Lusser Rico

We are surrounded by images of everyday experience. Only when we really open the mind’s eye to see what is unusual about one of these—seeing it “as if for the first time”—can we write about it in such a way that we and the reader perceive it as an illumination, a small epiphany, a new awareness of what life is all about. — Gabriele Lusser Rico