oh what fleeting moments I should capture, oh what memories I should still possess

Posts tagged “family

the shadows we cast

What I see is my big shadow entirely covering my little niece as she sits in the grass. What I hope is that I can be a good enough example for her, that my deeds might cast half as great a shadow on her life as that literal one. What I fear is I'll fall far, far short of even half.

What I see is my giant shadow engulfing my little niece as she sits in the grass. What I hope is that I have enough goodness in me that my example will cast half as great a shadow on her life as that literal one. What I fear is I’m falling far, far short of even half.

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You can preach

a better sermon

with your life

than with your lips.

– Oliver Goldsmith 

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Goin’ Fishin’

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What I see is my niece heading out with her fishing tackle in tow. What I think is I like catching fish more than I like fishing.

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If people concentrated on the

really important things in life,

there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.

– Doug Larson 


Something Borrowed

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What I see is a woman being photographed before her wedding. What I feel is happy and hopeful. What I think is that, for just a moment, I’ve borrowed something from her life.

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We keep passing unseen

through little moments

of other people’s lives.

– Robert M. Pirsig


couch sphinx

Something about her profile just made me think of a sphinx.

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good enough to eat

From The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s Festival of Lights last year. What I see is a light display that makes me think of lollipops.  What I think is they look good enough to eat!


missed focus

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Too many times,

when great things happened,

I’ve had my focus on something else.


They Meet