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Sunday, March 8, 2015
I Heart Macro 94
Clouds like tempers and temperatures swing wildly, this way or that as March winds pull and push every limit you were certain was steadfast, but isn’t.
Ice castles dissolve while the sky they reflect remains, no matter the weather inside or out, true blue heavens shelter you and the fields and forests where sleepy flowers are starting to stir below their snow-patched quilt.
Pause, breathe, grateful and then— the argument resumes this thought (or word) becomes caught on the next, a leaf from last autumn torn, held and flailing on a thorny branch birthing a new bud.
Death and life entangled in plain view, always, always. Pause to breathe, to see the slimness of a familiar anxiety in the expanse of a wider view.
So often is it the little things that are hardest to let go, despite knowing all you can do is be gentle with worry; patiently watch it dissolve, resolve to trust a tiny bit more.
Ice castles melt into puddles reflecting heavenly blue truths. And shelter can be found here too, in the tears of your own kind heart, in the strength of loving surrender.
Welcome to Week Ninety-Four
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!
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 by copying and pasting the button provided above on your post, or by linking the words "I Heart Macro" back to my blog with this link:
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S p r e a d the LOVE. Thanks :-)
The I Heart Macro Linky opens tonight,
Sunday evening at 8pm EST
and remains open for you to share your close-up images all week long!