The power of the photograph to take the image of life beyond the grave, to give us something to hold onto when that which we hold the image of, no longer walks in the presence of all. The photographer then, must be a scientist of sorts, not a creator or resurrector, but an immortalizer.
You must see it before you can see it and if you can’t see it, chances are you will never see it. In short, you have to be able to picture your victory before it comes to pass. At the beginning of the 1900s. people had dreamed of flying for …
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” -Theodore Roosevelt
Some time ago when decide to go full scale for my goals driven by a vision, I was taking the leap and NOT looking for that net of which the ZEN so comfortingly speaks. Rather I’d sprout wings that would bear me to my destiny or the other…Either way, there would be a whole lot of color! Go for it, gaze into the face of your vision and lay claim to your birthright, the hope of your ancestors and the promise of your Creator.
“For those who watch our children
drift out to the hungry white waves of life depths,
while you cling to the pews in the ark
of safety singing Give me Jesus.
…And for the life that seeks to live in all of us…
And for those who will have to close their eyes in order for us to seRead more
“Time For A Revolution”, This Time Around The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”, and then there’s that apocalyptic Book of Revelation that so many preachers avoid….What about a REVELUTION? We’ve been talking about the other two for so long that they’ve become background noise in a movie you’ve seen over and over again…in fact you don’t even like it but you look at it just because there’s nothing else to watch. Go back and find that something you felt at one with before everybody else came along and told you what you were. Before the classroom conformed you, before the religion scared it out of yo or so far up in you that you forgot it’s name, before Read more
No matter the circumstance or situation, there is a way beyond it: a solution or victory bigger than the perceived obstacle. That victory has more to do with what’s inside of us than what is present outside of us. So often we pin our focus on the barrier, the back end of the donkey. The more attention we give a barrier or obstacle, the bigger it gets.Read more