Stillness

“Life’s most precious moments are not all loud or uproarious. Silence and stillness has its own virtues.” — Kilroy J. Oldster “When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don’t leave until you have captured its essence.” — Minor White * … More Stillness

Sanctuary

“When the world wearies and society ceases to satisfy, there’s always the garden.” — William Affleck “Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time.” — Herman Hesse  *   *   * Florence Griswold Museum Garden — Once described as a ‘veritable tangle of fragrant beauty,” Miss … More Sanctuary

Here and Now

“Happiness, not in another place but this place … not for another hour, but this hour.” — Walt Whitman *   *   * In the Moment — View from Hatchett’s Point, Waterford, Connecticut — photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

Totem

standing still, silent, tiny speck in vast splendor— portrayal of peace * * * Haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2014