Friday, 11 April 2014

Nothing but blue skies


summer sky


I sometimes wonder if the endless blue skies I remember from childhood were only there because I lived absolutely and wholeheartedly in the present.  Maybe the endlessness of them was created by my total acceptance of that moment.  I didn't worry that storm clouds might be along soon and the rain of yesterday was completely forgotten.

Once again a childhood recollection has become a lesson for today.



Linking up with April prompts at Writealm.

Happy Friday. :)






8 comments:

  1. Lovely thoughts and sentiment for a lovely sunny Friday. Funny how the summers were always hot and sunny too in childhood. Well mine were!! Thanks for leaving a great comment about the Robin's Nest. Happy Friday :)

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  2. I think you are so spot on with this! Oh, the balmy summers of childhood : ) Have a fab weekend! Jane x

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  3. Yes, a profound lesson from childhood, for accepting and being only in the present moment. Gorgeous golden light, especially the rim light around (I assume) your daughter.

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  4. Love the light and the long shadows here and the prompt to recall childhood memories.

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  5. I love how the rim lighting and long shadow seems to connect the two figures - as if perhaps the figure in the background is recalling her own childhood self.

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  6. such gorgeous light in that photograph!

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  7. My childhood was spent in Arizona, nothin' but blue skies for sure!
    I do think you are right though, that it was more about how we lived--in the moment--than where we lived.

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