I recently stumbled upon a fantastic site about taking your photography business to the next level. It’s called go4prophotos.com, and I can’t wait to read more of Leah Remillet’s content! What caught my eye first was a list of inspiring photography quotes. Here are a couple of my favorites. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, […]
Amazing poetry from Erin Hanson. Don’t be anything less than the very deepest truth you can be.
“God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing. Embody me. Flare up like a flame and make big shadows I can move in. Let […]
–edited to include full poem– “To go forth now from all the entanglement that is ours and yet not ours, that, like the water in an old well, reflects us in fragments, distorts what we are. From all that clings like burrs and brambles— to go forth and see for once, close up, afresh, what […]
Beautiful words and image from Tammy Stone!
Now for a little more classical literature…. I was thinking about photography and writing the other day, how it’s a process in both cases, a learning, a way of paying attention and noticing more about the world around you. It feels like a calling, literally–some indefinable Thing that catches the eye and makes you pull […]
I have been thinking about authenticity and the awesome resilience of the soul. From the time we’re little, we’re told how we should and should not act. This is right, this is wrong. We don’t do that in our church. Be nice, be polite, never make a scene in public. Not that you should be […]
I love fairy tales. For an adult, that may seem an odd thing to say. But I love the different perspective that a good fairy tale, or myth, or any kind of story really, can put on the everyday world. Seen through the filter of metaphor, seemingly mundane happenings take on a glimmer of something […]
Summer is full of memories. Remember when the beginning of summer felt like the best thing that had ever happened in your life? Remember the anticipation of THREE whole months with no school, nothing to do but eat ice cream and watch cartoons and stay in bed as long as you wanted? Of course it […]
“We know so perfectly how to give birth to the monsters inside us, but for reasons I will never figure out, we have not the slightest clue of what to do with all the love.” Christopher Poindexter Why is this? Why does everything that seems wrong hoard our attention, while what is already beautiful and […]