Saturday, August 6, 2016

“Outside, there was that predawn kind of clarity, where the momentum of living has not quite captured the day. The air was not filled with conversation or thought bubbles or laughter or sidelong glances. Everyone was sleeping, all of their ideas and hopes and hidden agendas entangled in the dream world, leaving this world clear and crisp and cold as a bottle of milk in the fridge. ” ~ Reif Larsen, The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet

2016-05-18 Coffee

Isn’t it amazing how a few ordinary words can be combined in such a way that, together, becomes magical?

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I’m a writer, reader, and creative. I thought by now I’d have things figured out, but I keep coming up with more questions. I think that’s okay. I’m here most mornings pondering ordinary things and the thin places where faith intersects.
  1. You can take such a simple thing (or a few simple things) and make it magical. If I ever take a photography class, it will be because of you!

    1. There’s always something magical to be found in simple and ordinary things. Our challenge is to slow down enough to see them. That’s my philosophy anyway! Thanks so much, Karen.

  2. I love this . . . “. . . cold as a bottle of milk in the fridge.” Phrases like this inspire me to keep writing. I agree with Karen, that the simplicity and tones of you photos is enchanting.

    1. Isn’t that a great phrase? The sun was just coming up as I read it and I thought it was simple perfect!

  3. Oh my. So simple and truthful.

    1. The simple is often the most powerful, don’t you find?

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