Monday, April 28, 2014

Still Life

by Carol



Still Life


Still Life. Nothing.



But look closer


There is a reaching.

There is a shedding of the old.


What is inside is exposed.



These things are happening to the tree.




But then , there is light


Look closer




GROWTH



Often in life, we feel stuck, still.
We complain about the things that are happening to us.

But breathe in the still.
Give the stillness time.
And you will see







Growth










15 comments:

kelly said...

what a beautiful series carol!! nothing static about this still life. such a perfect analogy for life...i love it!

heyjudephotography said...

So true Carol. We need still times to really grow - or at least to realize that we're growing. Such a lovely post to wake up to this morning. Great words. Great photos. Thank you!

Cathy H. said...

Carol, such a powerful post this morning! Your images are beautiful...breathtaking!

seabluelens said...

A beautiful concept of "still life," so different from the usual meaning of that phrase in photography. This is a lovely post and something to think about this morning.

Deanna said...

Beautiful composition of both words and images. So mindful!!

Cathy said...

This is a beautiful, thoughtful post. I gentle reminder to us all to be still at times and notice.

Susan said...

Beautiful post, Carol! The photos are great, but my fav is the tree reaching! Thanks for sharing!

terriporter said...

Ahhh, this post makes me feel calm and still. Beautiful photos and an even more beautiful message. Simple and beautiful.

gina said...

Beautiful post and homage to trees. Yes, we need to stop and pay attention to the wonder around us. You captured it beautifully.

Roxi -Coppercurls Designs said...

Beautiful. Good reminder.

Dotti said...

I'm late, I'm late ... but here I am and so glad I didn't miss your beautiful post. It's a great reminder that we need to experience the stillness in order to experience the growth. I often find that periods of low creativity are followed by bursts of new energy and ideas. Wonderful post, Carol, to start off our week.

CarolHart said...

Such a beautiful post. So much wisdom. Thank you.

leigh said...

Oh Carol I loved this post!!! It was almost like a quick meditation to help start my day.

Viv@within the Frame said...

A wonderful post it teaches us to look, to embrace and enjoy. Thanks Carol

Kim Stevens said...

This is so wonderful Carol - (am I the only one to see an alligator face in the "exposed" image?)

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