“Our task is not to explain images, but expose ourselves to them and have out thinking and feeling affected by them. Images are inherently and necessarily mysterious. They invite us to enjoy a life where mystery deepens the level of our thought and experience. Going against many approaches intended to help us get along in life, we don’t have to treat images as if they were psychological aids to healthy living.  A reverential attitude toward the life we’ve been given is more important than living that life correctly, successfully or healthfully.”

Thomas Moore, The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life, page 174