Posts Tagged ‘self-knowledge’

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blog post: alternative photographic processes

…or, a lesson on how to feed your soul… As I’ve evolved on my photographic journey (and on my spiritual path) I’ve learned many things… In the early years of my career and learning process, it was all about controlling the outcome of the images I created. Much of that need to control came about
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blog post: wishing or doing?

“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential – for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.” — Soren Kierkegaard If I were to wish for anything, I’d wish to create an interactive dialog with
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blog post: i dream

“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become.  Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall unveil. ” — James Allen Dreams are invaluable – they can offer us creative vision and set us free from worry.  Our dreams,
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blog post: contemplative photography

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” — Buddha Whether or not it is a single flower we approach photographically, or the abstractions of shadows and light, the point here is that photographic “seeing” goes much deeper than what we are actually seeing. There is an
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blog post: knowing ourselves

“Knowing others is wisdom; knowing yourself is enlightenment.” — Lao Tzu There are many people that touch our lives.  we learn from them in many ways; how to cook, how to drive, how to lawyer or doctor, even how to photograph.  we become busy learning and doing; very busy.  and in all this busy-doing we
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blog post: priorities

“We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that wecan see.”  — Taoist Proverb   Elusive time. we all need time, but too often we don’t make time to do the things that could make a difference for ourselves.  we need time to be still, to see, to learn,
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blog post: inspira-Zen

“Inspiration is a different thing.  Through inspiration you start on the journey, not on any effort of copying.  You move on your own path.  Inspiration is just a challenge.  A thirst arises, and then you move.  Tantra says, ‘Be inspired, but don’t become imitators.’  Always remember that you are your own goal.” — Osho “Tantra”
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