Return to the origin.

October 24, 2017

(Photo:  Wikimedia Commons)


Barcelona, Spain, is home to an incomplete temple called Sagrada Familia.  Its architect, Antoni Gaudi, spent 40 years in its design (beginning in 1883).  It is still under construction and scheduled for completion in 2026.  When asked about the extremely long construction period, Gaudi simply replied, "my client is not in a hurry."


Regarding creativity, Gaudi said:  "Nothing is invented, for it is written in nature first.  Originality consists of returning to the origin."  


Gaudi died in 1926 when the structure was about 15 percent complete.  He is entombed in the crypt on site.  The basilica is widely considered to be a masterpiece of architecture.

Please reload

Our Recent Posts

A Candle in the Window

March 15, 2020

The Witching Hour

December 26, 2019

The Blessed Life of Sorcery

October 21, 2019

Please reload


Please reload


©2019 by Kristine16