The Fibonacci Sequence Found in Nature & Man-Made Structures

Updated: Jul 22, 2021

In Loving Memory of SJvZ: 1969-2021

Our beautiful mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, friend et. al., has passed on. Family and friends gathered to honour her life on Saturday, 17th July 2021. We laughed, we cried, and we shared our memories of her, with one another. It was a truly special occasion, and was the perfect way to celebrate SJvZ’s life, as opposed to strictly mourning her passing.

One thing that is firmly remembered by all, was her profound love and appreciation of Nature, Philosophy, and of Mathematics, specifically Sacred Geometry. These are topics that would be discussed, at length with her, on many occasions. Conversations on The Golden Ratio, Phi and the Fibonacci Sequence, would frequently come at, as it appealed to both of our senses of aesthetics, and the Arts (including music), spirituality and Mathematics, all rolled into one. Great TEd Talk by Arthur Benjamin “The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers” here.

For those who are unfamiliar, Fibonacci (real name Leonardo Bonacci) was a mathematician who developed the Fibonacci Sequence. The sequence is found by adding the previous two numbers of the sequence together. It looks like this: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34... And on it goes. This pattern can also be seen as:

Quick shout out to my uni Mathematics professor: SMcA, who finally allowed me to ‘get’ Mathematics, and discover its true beauty and joy!

I have found several beautiful images, which I thought I would share with you, in honour of my awesome sister. She will remain in our hearts and minds forever. See you someday, as stars, perhaps, my wonderful sister!

1. Nature – Flowers, Plants & Animals

2. Art, Architecture & Music

3. The Skies – Storms & Space

4. And… You!

5. Photography

6. Random

7. The Art of Seeing

Once you’ve seen it, it’s hard/impossible to ‘unsee’!

Lastly, all love, peace & light xxD

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