Moods of Basilica di San Francesco in Assisi, Italy

Assisi, Italy, originally uploaded by R.o.b.e.r.t.o..

This is a trippy shot I saw today on Flickr. It not only reflects my mood these days — frustrated from working too much and dreaming of being with my family. It also threw me back to my wedding day.

My wife and I got married inside the Basilica of San Francesco not long after all of the scafolding was removed following the 1997 Assisi earthquake.  See photos of Assisi from that time, including this shot of falling frescos and a homage to Assisi after the earthquake.  Here are some of the Fescoes.

We stood next to the brown, ragged robe of San Francesco. What a magical living shrine to love and humanity. Unlike this photo, it was a super sunny, hot day…but cool and refreshing inside beneath the frescoed chiesa.

This photo is pure and moody as the sun goes down and the lights beam on the basilica. Reminds me of the many times we walked down that path. With every step the chiesa grows bigger and more awesome.