“Photographs of silence” to get out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and banality by creating “a space that stops and suspends our gazes and our thoughts, to open them to an elsewhere”. Father Leonardo Sapienza, priest and regent of the Papal Household, thus speaks of the images collected in ‘Emotions in Trentino’, a photographic volume that he edited. Shots and images, accompanied by reflections by various authors: “Walking through the paths of the Dolomites and the immensity of the valleys of Trentino, the emotions (and which and how many!) Can be experienced and enjoyed to the fullest. The images collected in this volume – Father Sapienza underlines the introduction – offer some snapshots of these beauties. There is no need to understand in those moments: there is only to be excited and to love! . “It is what we, hasty consumers of technology – he observes – do not feel anymore. It happens to look, but not to see”. “Ours has been called ‘the generation of the bowed head’ – adds Father Sapienza in another passage – always folded back on the computer, with his eyes down on his mobile phone; all intent on immediate interests, trivialities or things to possess. , not only poetry is extinguished, but the very life of the soul. It is therefore necessary to climb the mountains of Trentino: through the tiring steep you move away from the mists of fear, rediscover the mystery of the sky and, above all, rediscover yourself “. In conclusion, Father Sapienza recalls:” Climbing in the mountains means isolating oneself, detaching oneself from men and things, the undisputed principle of sanity. Climbing in the mountains means getting used to personal autonomy – he continues – staying with one’s thoughts, one’s own prayer, one’s own destiny. Climbing in the mountains means looking for a place for a personal relationship with God, with oneself, where to breathe again, to find peace. In a word: climbing to the mountains is it means learning to live …. “.
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