Find the Everyday Art

"Art should be something that liberates your soul." -Keith Haring

 "A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms." -unknown

"A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms." -unknown

 The symmetry of the lines in the huge field, the smell of the berries, and the warm sunshine made me stop and stare and never want to leave. 

The symmetry of the lines in the huge field, the smell of the berries, and the warm sunshine made me stop and stare and never want to leave. 

 So much beauty in Savannah, Georgia. All the hidden gardens and gates...

So much beauty in Savannah, Georgia. All the hidden gardens and gates...

 Excuse me... may I come in please?

Excuse me... may I come in please?

 Shadow self-portrait.

Shadow self-portrait.

 Slow mornings spent with caffeine and prayers...

Slow mornings spent with caffeine and prayers...

 Beauty within the art... this image shows so much more than kids painting eggs. It shows my people and their kids, who are now my kids' people. So thankful for our people we do life with! 

Beauty within the art... this image shows so much more than kids painting eggs. It shows my people and their kids, who are now my kids' people. So thankful for our people we do life with! 

 Beautiful trees... funny photobomber. 

Beautiful trees... funny photobomber. 

 When I observe your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you set in place, what is a human being that you remember him, a son of man that you look after him? Psalms 8:3-4

When I observe your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you set in place, what is a human being that you remember him, a son of man that you look after him? Psalms 8:3-4

 The paint on our old church pew out back used to be charmingly chippy... now it's moved to beyond repair... makes me sad we let it go out this way... but it's still really pretty to look at. 

The paint on our old church pew out back used to be charmingly chippy... now it's moved to beyond repair... makes me sad we let it go out this way... but it's still really pretty to look at. 

 "He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed." Albert Einstein

"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed." Albert Einstein

 The number of shells washed up on the beach. The black and white patterns. The sounds of them crushing as you walked over them. 

The number of shells washed up on the beach. The black and white patterns. The sounds of them crushing as you walked over them. 

 I walk past this corner so many times a day, but not a lot in the evenings when the light is filtering in... Today drew me in to read the quote and ponder...

I walk past this corner so many times a day, but not a lot in the evenings when the light is filtering in... Today drew me in to read the quote and ponder...

 The light shining off of his sick bowl made me stop and stare. Finding beauty in the midst of the flu isn't easy... but its there. And it helps not to dwell on the stink of the situation.

The light shining off of his sick bowl made me stop and stare. Finding beauty in the midst of the flu isn't easy... but its there. And it helps not to dwell on the stink of the situation.

 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light and there is no darkness in him. 1 John 1:5

This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light and there is no darkness in him. 1 John 1:5

 Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand. -Henry David Thoreau

Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand. -Henry David Thoreau