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Creativity IS a Spiritual Practice

When we see through our hearts, we recognize that every single one of us is infused with creativity. Divine Sparks are embedded in everyone and everything. It's up to us to be courageous, to look and listen deeply, to find the sparks, gather and release them back into the universe, transformed into something new. Join me as we wake up to the sacred-ordinary blessings waiting to greet us each and every day.

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

I Heart Macro Week 41












what a difference a day makes
a moment
a breath
fixed ideas we assumed were solid
true
dissolve
evolve
patience is tested
faith opens space
for resolve

while we wait

Welcome to Week Forty-One of
I Heart Macro
"Pure awareness transcends thinking... It allows you to look at the world once again with open eyes. And when you do so, a sense of wonder and quiet contentment begins to reappear in your life."~Mark Williams and Danny Pennman, from Mindfulness An Eight-Week Plan For Finding Peace In A Frantic World

It is time for YOU to share the love up-close with YOUR

I Heart Macro offerings!


Shine the Divine


Linky tools is now working… hooray!

Enjoy slowing down with your camera, paying full attention, observing beauty and curiosities many people pass right by. Your generosity of spirit and keen eyes may open the door to miniscule miracles and mirth others would not have access to otherwise. Feel free to include poetry, prose and thoughts your macro photo or series inspire(s) in you. Writing is completely optional for participation. Straight out of the camera (SOC), edited, color, black and white; anything goes as long as you bring the viewer near to whatever it is that drew your heart's attention and "woke you up" to full presence.

Please link back to my blog either using the button provided or by linking the words "I Heart Macro" back to my blog with this link: shinethedivinecreativityisaspiritualpractice.com. By sharing the link, visitors to your blog will learn about this meme and have a chance to participate as well if they so choose. 

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S  p  r  e  a  d  the  LOVE. Thanks :-)

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62 comments:

  1. Beautiful images, Laura!
    Here is my post:
    http://mydesktopdaily.blogspot.com.au/2014/02/desktop-205-bee-on-mint-flowers.html

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  2. These are so beautiful! Thank you for sharing!!

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  3. The Linky tool is giving everyone problems this weekend. I love your icy macro shots. I'll check back with you tomorrow.

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  4. Water like glass - amazing pictures!
    The linky doesn't working in other memes too... thanks for your effort
    have a great and quiet sunday

    http://maschas-buch.blogspot.de/2014/02/our-beautiful-world-soft.html

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  5. lovely post, clear precise photos! Ritva

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  6. So true ..what a difference a day makes.

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  7. I enter the link here for the time being: http://christinapictures.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/svart-black/
    I wish everybody a good sunday!

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  8. Oh, wow. Absolutely amazing captures!

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  9. Was certainly worth the wait, Laura, for those great icicles!

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  10. Icicles - a lovely calling card from winter. Your photos beautifully show their clarity and sparkle.

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  11. Perfect Macro shots...The blue colour is very suitable...

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  12. Very beautiful icicle macro shots ~ thanks,

    artmusedog and carol
    www.acreativeharbor.com

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  13. Fabulous forms - and images - Mother Earth is amazing!

    Happy Sunday Laura.......
    Ruby

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  14. wow, the ice and drops are truly beautiful!

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  15. I see: linky is working now. Have added my link.
    Have a great new week, much love

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  16. Amazing shots, from ice and waterdrop!!!
    Happy Sunday to you too an a good new week. Hugs!
    Wieczora (◔‿◔) | my photoblog

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  17. What wonderful photos! I haven't seen any icicles since I became interested in photography :(

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  18. Looks like cristal, so beautiful !!

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  19. great photos but it's so cold...brrrrr....

    greetings from Germany
    Traudi

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  20. Amazing shots .... icicles are so beautiful when you show them :)

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  21. Great shots Laura. Have a good start and thank you for hosting.

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  22. Laura I love viewing the world through your lens....quite some amazing shots...but the twinkle off the ice on the branch is divine!!

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  23. I like the diagonal shot very much. I will be glad when it all melts though.

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  24. Gorgeous photos! Looks very cold but fantastic!

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  25. Wonderful pics of melting snows. It is currently a bother in many regions. Thick snow can translate to back-breaking endeavors. Nicely Laura!

    Hank

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  26. Great icicles but..... I am waiting for Spring!:) Have a nice week!

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  27. Hi Laura,

    Terrific details on your shots. Thanks for sharing some blue.

    I'm looking forward to reading your comment on my blue crab post. Please come.

    Happy Blue Monday!

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  28. Oh those glorious, glorious photos! Breathtaking! The blues!

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  29. Your poem is a nice, concise description of personal evolution. I like it!

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  30. I love icicles.. and love how you capture the drops--

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  31. Amazing shots.
    All the best Gordon.

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  32. Love, love! The words and images and the sense and reminder of the spirit that I always find at your blog, Laura.

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  33. stunning photos of the icicles! looks very cold.

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  34. Wow... These are so pretty with the blue in the background.... Great job Laura.... Michelle

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  35. Wonderful post. The icicles are very beautiful and photographed to perfection.

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  36. Those are amazing shots of drop progression! I wish i have a very fast lens too! But maybe a cold drop is slower than water drop at higher temperatures! Hmm i should search that.

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  37. really cool shots, Laura, and a heartfelt pen ~

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  38. Magical photos Laura, gorgeous in fact. I hope to have some macro's next week so that I can enter.

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  39. Yes, wonderful ways with ice, I really like these photos!

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  40. My goodness, these are just fabulous macro shots!

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  41. Very beautiful your images. Congratulations! :)

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  42. Gorgeous shots of the icicles and great captures of the drops. Have a happy week ahead!

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  43. ah a day changes everything...life changes so fast....and hope surges back...i love the icicle pictures....i have not seen them here this year because the one big snow actually blew right off the roof...

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  44. Your pictures are stunning Laura--and the verse is perfect with them

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  45. Breath-taking photos and poetry. Thank you for this.

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  46. Things never stay the same ~ I love the macro shots of winter drop - stunning work ~

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  47. Beautiful and priceless photos of ice and icicles, Laura!

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  48. Extraordinary!!! Absolutely beautiful. I can't think of any really fitting expression or adjectives here...just immensely incredible.

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  49. Wonderful photos here!
    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Greetings from Germany
    Susi Büntchen

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  50. Love icicles and how you captured them!

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