Poetry

each day brings a miracle

Each day brings a miracle

“You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just matter of paying attention to this miracle.” ~ Paulo Coelho Living with a preschooler makes it easier to find miracles on a daily basis – she has …

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Authentic Success

When I think of the effort it took to extract myself from group-think and learn to evaluate all the information, rather than only considering that which reinforced the group’s position, I consider my daughter and her development. How do I teach her that she does not have to feel guilty for thoroughly considering information available to her, and coming to a different conclusion from me?

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Photography as a meditation

I stalk the light, and the world fades away. There is only this moment, this camera, this flower, this light. Which camera? Irrelevant: an old beater, camera phone, DSLR… it doesn’t matter. The flower – deconstructed petal, stamen, line, curve, color. I capture the light, not the flower The way the light moves and flexes, …

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Change is constant

Can you believe the leaves are turning already? It doesn’t matter how hard it is for me too keep up; change is constant. To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.                  ~Walt Whitman

A Year Ago

A year ago I was blissfully ignorant A year ago my baby was still a baby, and I was just a new mom trying to do it all A year ago I was clueless that something was trying to kill me A year ago I was a little frustrated with the pain of breast feeding …

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