“What’s encouraging about meditation is that even if we shut down, we can no longer shut down in ignorance. We see very clearly that we’re closing off. That in itself begins to illuminate the darkness of ignorance.” -Pema Chodron
"If you’re a fan of Greek mythology, then this may look familiar to you. This door knob seemingly represents Panetheus [sic; Prometheus] having his eyes pecked out by a bird [eep!] as a punishment from Zeus for giving humans the secret to make fire. It’s certainly something that may make visitors think twice about their behaviour in your home, if not a little intimidated!" Photo by Applez.
An old metal handle and keys on a wooden door. Latch style door handles are more practical than knobs to me as they're easier to open with wet hands or arms full of grocerries. This one is beautifully ornate but not overly so.