the pain will fade

Sometimes it feels like our light has been covered up, when the hard moments of life, keep coming our way. Our job is to find the small moments of joy, and work on removing the rumble that has piled up within us.

And maybe, the pain will fade and our light will shine. That is my hope.

The only thing I know is this: I am full of wounds and still standing on my feet. Nikos Kazantzakis

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by LLGriffin

the  sun shines not on us but in us – John Muir

the meditative practice of using a brush

I use my brush as a meditative process. Practice showing up and feeling what I feel. I stand in the middle of the room with a brush in my hand, so I am ready.

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by LL Griffin

The circle is a reminder that each moment is not just the present, but is inclusive of our gratitude to the past and our responsibility to the future. Kazuaki Tanahashi

using the right map

Using the right map, sometimes means creating your own map, that you can read and understand.

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map by LLGriffin

Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to waok, but no flowers grow Vincent van Gogh

When the path reveals itself. Follow ItCheryl Strayed

finding silver linings

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silver by LLGriffin

where’s the silver lining?

Is a silver lining just a bit of beauty in the mist our very chaotic world? As the saying goes – every cloud has a silver lining – always looking for and grateful for those small signs of hope and beauty that appear in my life.

Looking up at the unusual formation, where the sky and the clouds meet.

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cloud #411 by LLGriffin

clouds remind us everything changes

noticing what’s in front of you

for me, noticing is about to seeing the interesting light and shadows in front of me. One of my all time favorite photographers said:

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. Elliott Erwitt
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image by LLGriffin
image by LLGriffin

The true purpose is to see things as they are, to observe things as they are, and to let everything go as it goes… Syunryu Suzuki

This journal is a journey

Let it help you on your path.

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