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Standing Still Before Dawn

Standing Still Before Dawn

There was no wind and no crickets on this mid-December morning. No packs of coyotes howling. Maybe this is what death is like? When seeing and hearing pass away and all you can feel are your…

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Standing Still Before Dawn

Standing Still Before Dawn

There was no wind and no crickets on this mid-December morning. No packs of coyotes howling. Maybe this is what death is like? When seeing and hearing pass away and all you can feel are your…

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Movement and Chaos

Movement and Chaos

“There is one thing your teacher must be,” she said, “It doesn’t matter what discipline he or she adheres to. What matters is that your teacher is…

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Be like snow geese

Be like snow geese

Sometimes, the light is the active subject in a photograph. Allow it to shed awareness on the beauty of…

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The Secret Sky

The Secret Sky

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take…

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The Silent Space

The Silent Space

“‪When it comes to the beauty of nature, time stops, the space becomes silent and the soul falls…

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Both Sides of Everything

Both Sides of Everything

Reclaiming ourselves usually means coming to recognize and accept that we have in us both sides of everything. We are capable of fear and…

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Growth and Decay

Growth and Decay

“Each day of human life contains joy and anger, pain and pleasure, darkness and light, growth and decay. Each moment is etched with…

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Tunnel View in Starlight

Tunnel View in Starlight

No synonym for God is so perfect as Beauty. Whether as seen carving the lines of the mountains with glaciers, or gathering matter into stars, or planning…

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Flying Through Dusk

Flying Through Dusk

“Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.” ― J.K. Rowling

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Intensity Brings Focus

Intensity Brings Focus

It is very important on the spiritual path that you are not dead serious. Being intense is one thing. Being tense is another. Intensity brings…

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Speak Up

Speak Up

I share a flock of inspirational quotes encouraging women to speak up in this post.

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The Ancient Rhythms

The Ancient Rhythms

“The ancient rhythms of the earth have insinuated themselves into the rhythms of the human heart. The earth is not…

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Walking on Water

Walking on Water

There are moments in the fading light when I am so touched by the beauty of this world that I understand we are all angels…

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Wishes and Promises

Wishes and Promises

I took this image back in May when my apricot tree was flowering with wishes of the harvest to come. But unlike the previous…

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Crimson Sunset

Crimson Sunset

If you can let go of passion and follow your curiosity, your curiosity just might lead you…

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Apricots in the Rain

Apricots in the Rain

The taste and the aroma of my tree’s generous offerings will come back to comfort me in the days to come, reminding me of the love that is…

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First Batch

First Batch

If you don’t like apricotish snapshots you’ve come to the wrong place! (At least until my bumper crop has been polished off.) I had no concept of the size of the wave I’d end up…

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Love Made Visible

Love Made Visible

Early into this waltz of fruit my heart leapt at the discovery of the sweet impression left by a soggy-bottomed apricot I picked off the kitchen…

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The Endless Harvest

The Endless Harvest

I’m saving the stones – each a promise of new growth – as this endless apricot harvest creeps along…

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A note about FREEDOM

A note about FREEDOM

As much as my mind would like to turn away and push these thoughts and images through a trap door, I’m setting an intention to bear witness to both…

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The Gift of Bearing Witness

The Gift of Bearing Witness

How can a photograph understand the woman who is looking? Listen to my very first PODCAST where I share my creative process, which is also a practice of paying attention…

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Moon Songs

Moon Songs

How do we place ourselves, and keep ourselves, in these wandering streams of beauty?

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Happy Lucky Idiot

Happy Lucky Idiot

Because I was rushing. Because I was being a tad lazy. Because I was intent upon getting to the Star Party on time…

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