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Celebrating Perspective

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Celebrating Perspective

by Eric Alan
July 21, 2012

Whenever the world and its challenges simply seem too large, too heavy to lift, I’ve learned what to do: I look at something extremely small. This flower, for instance, in the meadows near my home, which I found on a difficult day. As soon as I absorb... Read more

Life’s a Beach (and a Meadow and a Park and...)

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Life’s a Beach (and a Meadow and a Park and...)

by Lynette Sheppard
July 15, 2012

No matter where you live, there are local sights or attractions that you show to visitors, that you may neglect yourself. I lived in Chicago when I went to nursing school years ago - and never made it to the top of Sears Tower. You always think there will b... Read more

Allowing myself to see...

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Allowing myself to see...

by Dewitt Jones
July 8, 2012

In 2011 I began posting daily photos on Facebook. It's been a fascinating discipline for me, to see and honor the art in my everyday life. There are two ongoing results of this that I would like to share with you. First, my visual acumen is at a... Read more

Through the Eyes of an Eight Year Old

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Through the Eyes of an Eight Year Old

by Lauri Gwilt
July 1, 2012

I spend a good part of my life on planes. Because I love what I do, heading out into the world for work is usually an exciting thing. I love the adventure of navigating new situations and meeting new people. However, there are times... Read more

The Steadiness of Light

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The Steadiness of Light

by Eric Alan
June 24, 2012

As the summer light peaks in the Northern Hemisphere, I celebrate the way it creeps in through the forest and my bedroom window before even my earliest waking. I celebrate how it extends the evening until almost when I’m ready to sleep again, lingerin... Read more