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The Gift of Stillness

The Gift of Stillness

by Eric Alan
December 9, 2012

December, and the wheels of commerce turn alongside the expressions of spirit. Songs of devotion are repurposed as shopping mall commercials. The beauty of holiday lights becomes a blur of tracers as the days rush by. The gift-giving tradition is equally mi... Read more

All I Want For Christmas is a Celebration Lens

All I Want For Christmas is a Celebration Lens

by Lynette Sheppard
December 3, 2012

I don’t have grandchildren yet. And while I love, love, love the holidays, I also dread, dread, dread the busyness of the season. (Which seems to happen earlier each year or is this just my imagination?) Dread hardly seems to have anything to do with... Read more

On Gratitude

On Gratitude

by Dewitt Jones
November 25, 2012

"If the only prayer we ever said in our whole life was “thank you,” it would suffice." -Meister Eckhart I never considered “thank you” to be a prayer, nor my photographs to be thank-yous . . . until recently. I was thinking about happin... Read more

Finding a Way to Dance

Finding a Way to Dance

by Lauri Gwilt
November 18, 2012

She slowly entered the room with the aid of a walker, dressed in a red and white muumuu, complete with straw hat and festive yellow lei. Her companions turned her chair to face the audience of locals and tourists who were gathered at the hotel to listen to... Read more

The Boots of Life

The Boots of Life

by Eric Alan
November 11, 2012

Exactly twenty years ago, I headed to the hospital to have surgery for cancer at the age of thirty-three. It was the first step in a vital battle to keep life from escaping me at a time when it was barely beginning. As a measure of determination and insiste... Read more