free to soar

16_release the impediment

We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented heights.

–Alan Cohen

 

* I took this photo at sunrise on Lake Koronis, Minnesota.

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one thing at a time

15_one thing at a time

The shorter way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time. 

– Mozart

 

* I took this photo in San Agustinillo, Mexico.

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a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world

14_blade of grass

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. 

Henry Miller

 

* I took this photo in my backyard in Iowa.

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a moment of clarity

13_moment of clarity

There is no time more valuable than a moment of clarity.

-Linda Poindexter

 

* I took this photo from the deck of my backyard in Iowa.

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real generosity

12_real generosity

Real generosity to the future lies in giving all  to the present moment.

-Albert Camus

 

* I took this photo in Knidos, Turkey.

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the capacity for delight

11_capacity for delight

The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.

-Julie Cameron

 

* I took this photo in Doolin, County Clare, Ireland at sunset. What you can’t see is this bird’s view of the sunset over the sea.

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from a certain distance

10_perspective

Perspective is the way we see things when we look at them from a certain distance and it allows us to appreciate their true value.

-Rafael E. Pino

 

* I took this photo in San Agustinillo, Mexico (I had never seen so many pelicans flying together). I like how it looks like they  might be forming the shape of a heart.

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