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december views – little things

December 8, 2008

red berries

The details make life holy. If you want a little happiness in life don’t forget to look at the little things. It is a poet’s work to see the incidental, pluck it, place an appropriate silence around both sides and see the profound in what passes for a passing moment. It is an artist’s job to as much discover art as create it. Prayer is a way of making the common profound by pausing, tying knots around a moment, turning our life into a string of pearls.

– Noah Ben Shea

5 Comments leave one →
  1. December 9, 2008 11:40 am

    Pretty. I need to plant a tree with red berries that the birds won’t eat before winter!!

  2. Alison permalink
    December 9, 2008 12:06 pm

    Mmm, I like that last line. I need to tie more knots.

  3. wingedpaths permalink
    December 9, 2008 2:32 pm

    That photo is so gorgeous. I love winter berries.

  4. December 10, 2008 6:34 pm

    beautiful shades 🙂

  5. December 22, 2008 5:55 pm

    i love your photos!! you’re also really good at portraiture..

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