I've loved photography for as long as I can remember. It was one of the only classes I enjoyed in college besides creative writing. #truth 🤷🏻♀️ so, I took a lot of black & white film classes. The kind where you see your work come to life in a darkroom. #manimold ...
I remember our first assignment: light and shadow. It took awhile to grasp but when I did, I was never the same. I notice the contrast of light and shadow ev.ry.day. It's almost an obsession at times. Especially, if I'm trying to get 'the perfect shot'. I've noticed over the past several months how debilitating this whole perfectionism thing can be...in all areas. Sometimes it literally takes my breath away and keeps me stranded in nowhere land. It's a challenge to step out of the tornado that is my mind. #justbreathe ...
Life isn't perfect and neither are the people around us. So, why do we hold ourselves to that standard? Life has light ✨ and shadow 🖤 but it's not always black or white. There is so much grey floating about and I'm learning to embrace it the best way I know how...one day at a time. #amen
"We should not strive to become perfect, but rather to become whole"
We have all found ourselves grasping on to certain aspects of of who we think we are or desperately impose ourselves to be, while discarding parts that we dislike or feel ashamed of..
Judging what is good and bad separating them into to piles of "Dont dare touch" and "Dont let go"
Leaving us with a feeling of incompletion. With experience you find that within your lighter sides that you take such comfort in, lies the capabilities of disruptive or even destructive habits.. Leaving many in such swelled confusion and paralysis for no longer knowing who to be.. Slowly coming to see that all the time you spend hiding from your own inner darkness, when really that opposing force was, and is, just the thing to help sway you back into balance.. YING AND YANG "He who does not know that the prince of darkness is just the other face of the King of light, knows not of me"
Heard from Ram Dass
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