A few weeks ago, my friend Tony said something quite profound.
I happened to mention that I've recently felt a vague sense of depression creeping back into my life. Tony listened to my worries and reminded me that several days before, he observed me photographing wild flowers. He then said, "I know you sometimes struggle with depression, but I was happy to see you taking pictures of the flowers. When people are trapped inside a deep depression, they can't even see the flowers. But you see them, and that lets me know you're going to be okay."
Yes, beauty is a remedy for sadness.