Loftiness: Taichung, Taiwan

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Children visiting Science Museum Botanical Park Taiwan

Alisa Mappes ©

At the Science Museum Botanical Park in Taichung, Taiwan, two families walk together on a path, sons riding high on the thrones of their fathers’ shoulders.

“Man should know his own self, and know those things that lead to loftiness or to baseness, to shame or to honor, to wealth or to poverty.”—Bahá’u’lláh, Tablet of Tarazát.


Alisa is an Executive Assistant for the Vice Chancellor for Communications and Public Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a Baha’i, she serves her local community through hosting artistic prayer devotionals and thoughtful dialogues centered around the needs of the current times. She prefers to shoot still scenes that invoke feeling, and her favorite living thing to photograph is children.