Speaking Up

“Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.” — Goswami Kriyananda message shouted loud listen carefully when heard truth not always told *   *   * Telling All Who Will Listen ~ Chinese goose speaks up • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Speaking Up” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Independence

“The opportunity to step away from everything and take a break is something that shouldn’t be squandered.” — Harper Reed going it alone ignoring other’s guidance staying true to self *   *   * Mama swan ponders what to do about egg that got away from nest • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Independence” haiku poem … More Independence

All Ears

“Learn to listen.  Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly.” — Anonymous when ears are perked smallest sounds take on meaning way to understand *   *   * All Ears ~ Tiny fawn, yet to catch up to ears • Photo and “All Ears” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021  

Watching

“Never be afraid of opportunities, always be on the lookout for adventures.” — Alexandre Dumas keeping eyes open watching all manner of things life reveals wonder *   *   * Best Seat in the House ~ Red-shouldered Hawk surveys surroundings – Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Watching” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Great Migration

“The only time you should ever look back, is to see how far you’ve come.” — Bangtan Boys “I will not be discouraged by how far I must go. Instead, I’ll be excited by the opportunity to soar.” — Author Unknown *   *   * Every fall, millions of colorful monarch butterflies leave their summer breeding … More Great Migration

“Any human anywhere

will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.” — Doris Lessing           *   *   * Springtime, photos by Mary O’Connor © 2016