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follow your bliss

Follow your bliss. -Joseph Campbell   * I took this photo of a peony in my backyard in Iowa. Advertisements

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a unique role to fill

Everyone has a unique role to fill in the world. Everyone, including and perhaps especially you, is indispensible. -Nathaniel Hawthorne   * I took this photo in my backyard in Iowa of a common sparrow guarding a house from a … Continue reading

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a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world

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

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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the quiet voice at the end of the day

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says ‘I will try again tomorrow’. – Mary Ann Radmacher   * I took this photo on Highway 151 in Iowa.

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to be slowly born

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry   * I took this photo in my backyard in Iowa.

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a dynamic impression

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent. – Dalai Lama   * I took this photo of honeysuckle in my backyard in Iowa.

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