What struck me when I first walked into York Minster is the height. That ceiling is a long way up. The rood screen (below) is stunningly beautiful, and walking through the minster I 'suffered' a definite awesomeness overload.
Mom, Dad, and kids
Ceiling, Chapter House, York Minster
Stone carvings with amazing detail
More ceiling detail. Can you imagine those workmen on scaffolding all those years ago, taking the greatest care to effect this amazing detail! Those people were obviously not in a hurry and were not stopping to text or tweet every few seconds.
I think all our modern technology is conditioning our children to demand instant results - and if they don't get them, to give up and move on. What's happened to focus time and perseverance?
Could a York Minster even be built today?
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