Photoschmoozer - capturing life's moments - one story at a time - it is a total joy to go out into the world and meet people and listen to their stories - it is a joy to do the volunteer work that I am for the Pitman Farm Market - yet at some point, it is also time to STOP and think of self and reflect on life - what brings me happiness - what encourages me to self expression - what brings me peace?!?!?
Lately I have been putting my own self and spirit aside for the sake of getting things done to make the market happen - OK - it's fun and a great way to network, connect people and make things happen. But then, give pause. Yesterday something happened to do just that. I got an email from buddy, Bob, sharing the Artists of Southern New Jersey. WHAT is that? WHO is that? I called since I hadn't heard Bob's voice in awhile and we talked about the group and then Contemplative Photography and Miksang. This conversation gave me pause - and a quiet joy - to remember my inner being and what makes me totally appreciate life and the beauty of the simplicity of the world - and by that I mean the world in my immediate life - the pen on the desk - listening to the birds sing - sitting here watching the day wake up - the flowers in my garden - and just my breath! It's a spirit of renewal and one that has been eluding me...until now. Reflections of self in the mirror with the camera - reflections of life in the stillness of my being!!