Art, Photography, The Creative Process

Nature Inspired Life

Summer Fly By

By |2019-08-15T00:25:44-05:00August 14th, 2019|

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. -Arthur Schopenhauer I feel as if I am [...]

Contemplation And The Photographer – Mystical Awareness

By |2019-07-14T19:46:47-05:00June 30th, 2019|

Mysticism ~ The attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences. In doing some research on contemplation and photography I came across the "mystical awareness" phrase. In learning more on about this I found [...]

What Motivates Me

By |2019-03-11T21:12:45-05:00March 9th, 2019|

You live as if you were destined to live forever, no thought of your frailty ever enters your head, of how much time has already gone by, you take no heed. You squander time as if you drew from a full and abundant supply, though [...]

Loss & Renewal

By |2019-05-08T11:19:09-05:00January 26th, 2019|

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the [...]

Time Enough

By |2018-11-19T09:55:47-05:00November 18th, 2018|

Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. – Pema Chödrön Most days my morning begins the same. After rising, making of some coffee, letting the dog take care of some business, I do a little reading. Check the new [...]

In The Company Of

By |2019-02-03T10:37:13-05:00October 25th, 2018|

The soul does not grow by addition but by subtraction. -Meister Eckhart When we experience the death of a loved one it is like having a piece of our body ripped off. There is no immediate comfort that will ease the amount of pain one [...]