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Gifts from Darkness.

At the end of a very long day, I was sitting across this window and was blessed with such pretty shadows. It lasted not more than two minutes, as the clouds quickly came by to cover the sun, but I was glad I got to take a quick shot, even if it wasn’t framed very well.

I suddenly was reminded of a very important lesson I learned in therapy…that dark nights of the soul aren’t there to tear you down, but to allow you to see things in a new light. There is beauty in darkness, after all.

See more shadow shots here.

  • #1
    Posted by bobbie on July 12th, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    Wonderful words, and a very beautiful shadow!

  • #2
    Posted by marcia@joyismygoal on July 12th, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    Nice and creating a mood

  • #3
    Posted by Hey Harriet on July 12th, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    Well said, and so very true! You caught some lovely shadows there!

  • #4
    Posted by Sylvia K on July 12th, 2009 at 11:08 pm

    Such lovely shadows and such lovely and true words! Thanks for sharing both!

  • #5
    Posted by Sarah on July 12th, 2009 at 11:14 pm

    I agree and your shadow is just beautiful!

  • #6
    Posted by Magical Mystical Teacher on July 13th, 2009 at 12:20 am

    Darkness invites me
    to see things in a new light—
    welcome, kind shadows!

    My Shadow Shots

  • #7
    Posted by srp on July 13th, 2009 at 3:51 am

    What a lovely lesson to learn.

  • #8
    Posted by Ackworth born on July 15th, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    neatly captured shadows in the window.

  • #9
    Posted by sarayutouched on July 18th, 2009 at 10:46 pm

    very, very well put.
    lovely words and thoughts
    to put with your
    photo.

  • #10
    Posted by The Summer Kitchen Girls on July 20th, 2009 at 3:33 am

    What an awesome shadow shot! We're glad you were able to capture it before it was gone!
    Karla & Karrie

  • #11
    Posted by Richie's 2ts Inspires on July 21st, 2009 at 1:48 am

    Coolest and so educational words for today.

    Have a fab day.

  • #12
    Posted by Jane ... on July 21st, 2009 at 2:55 am

    Awesome shadows with such detail–and I love your quote about seeing things in a new light. That makes life totally hope filled!

  • #13
    Posted by lui on January 26th, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    nice tita ri!

  • #14
    Posted by Lourdes Espanol on May 25th, 2010 at 10:51 am

    Very inspirational words. I’m going to keep this in mind.

  • #15
    Posted by zoan on May 28th, 2010 at 9:12 am

    yeah, there is beauty in darkness… the beauty that you would only see in the dark… God made darkness to let us know that everything is in its balance

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