Reverence for the Sun


“The Sun, with all the planets revolving around it, and depending on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as though it had nothing else in the Universe to do.”

~ Galileo Galilei (1564-1642).  Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher.

Source: Quote from Larmoyante.  Image credit.


  1. Alex Jones says:

    To think how much energy from that sun could be captured to provide unlimited energy to the world.


  2. Fabulous quote and image, David! Whenever I catch myself basking in the sun’s warmth, I marvel at the fact that something so powerful can be so gentle and so particular to an individual–it’s amazing and also comforting….


  3. I’d like to see the sun.


  4. Just a wondrous’s grassing the trees and the buds are beginning to swell…


  5. I’m going right out to catch a few rays.


  6. Walked in the sunshine this morning…..feel energized fit the day.


  7. We’ve inherited grape vines in a greenhouse on our new allotment. The fruit is meant to be the same colour as the ones in your picture. Can’t wait.


  8. Your mind spins when you try to figure it all out…but I am glad that the grapes get ripened coming from Sonoma County where we love our wine making 🙂


  9. Not sure where to post this, really – but am nominating you for a Sunshine Award…love your blog. Please see the page “A Really Cool Thing” at – and thanks for the great content!


  10. petit4chocolatier says:

    Excellent quote and picture!!



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