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Israel’s Tomorrow Is Now Ours To Worry About – RIP Shimon Peres

Israel’s Tomorrow Is Now Ours To Worry About – RIP Shimon Peres

Tweet   I always hoped to meet Shimon Peres. I got close. I was due to meet him at the Israeli Presidential Conference three years ago on his 90th birthday. Sadly the plans for him meeting the bloggers covering the conference changed and I only got to see him from afar when he was part of a panel with Sharon Stone. Now Peres is gone and the chance to meet a man I admired will never be. I’m sitting … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dreams, Emotions, Grief

Some Things Are Not Easy To Share

Some Things Are Not Easy To Share

Tweet All of us have unresolved issues and some amount of self doubt. All of us, in one way or another, or for one reason or another, beat ourselves up. Sometimes we share what’s going on inside of us, other times we hide it away and hope things will resolve themselves.   It’s not easy to share self doubt and to show the world a part of you that they don’t really get to see.  It’s not easy … Read entire article »

Filed under: 52 Frames, Emotions, photography

Don’t Wait For Inspiration

Don’t Wait For Inspiration

Tweet I wonder how many of us are not doing things we love simply because we’re waiting for inspiration to hit. After all, why bother doing something if it’s not going to be fantastic?   Waiting for inspiration is precisely why my writing has been sporadic over the past year. When I’m hit with inspiration, the thoughts and ideas come so fast I can hardly jot them down. I can sit down and write pages upon pages in … Read entire article »

Filed under: 52 Frames, Fears, Lesson of the Day, Perfectionism, Photogrpahy, Self Esteem, writing

Celebrate Your Life

Celebrate Your Life

Tweet Life.   It’s something we’ve been gifted. It’s ours for a limited time, to do with it as we please.   Most of us know that it’s a precious gift, a feeling reaffirmed in times of tragedy and loss. Yet how many of us treat our lives every day with the reverence it deserves? How many countless hours do we waste with what ifs, if onlys, fear, hate, resentment, anger, worry and the mother of all evils, comparison?   Comparison is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Blogging, Emotions, Inspirational, Lesson of the Day, Life Happens, Perfectionism, Self Esteem

You Can Be Surrounded By People Yet Still Be Lonely

You Can Be Surrounded By People Yet Still Be Lonely

Tweet I kept coming back to that one picture.   It was one picture out of hundreds I had shot last week. It wasn’t a particularly breathtaking, show stopping shot, yet in my eyes, there was something simple and aching in the bristly dark flowers that reminded me of human nature.   I found it an interesting insight into my state of thought that these two flowers next to each other reminded me of people. The tentative reaching out, close … Read entire article »

Filed under: communication, Emotions, Friendship, Lesson of the Day, Photogrpahy

The Best Things In Life Are Moments

The Best Things In Life Are Moments

Tweet The best things in life are not things, they are moments. It’s moments, little everyday moments, that make our life special.   It’s the way we feel when we spend time with someone we love. It’s the emotions we feel when we are able to share our thoughts and fears with someone we feel safe with. It’s the joy of play. It’s a smile when you’re feeling down. It’s encouragement when you are ready to give up. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Children, Emotions, Lesson of the Day, Life Happens

Marriage is A Choice

Marriage is A Choice

Tweet A man chooses a woman. A woman chooses a man.   Then they get married and the fairytale version of life says that they live in bliss happily ever after, no effort required.     Ummmm…no…  Marriage is work. Work that provides great dividends and satisfaction. Work that requires lots of thought and effort no matter how great the love is.   But more important, marriage is a choice. A choice you make day in and day out. A choice to … Read entire article »

Filed under: communication, Emotions, Marriage, Relationships