Photo Challenge – Solitude

A lone wild flower gone to seed… on the edge of an urban forest. None of us and no thing is ever really solitary. Even in the midst of solitude we humans are a compilation of billions of cells, each with their own agenda and intelligence. Likewise, our minds are compilations of memory, learning and…

Photo Challenge – Bliss

It’s a rainy, dreary day here in Halifax, bliss does NOT come to mind. When I think of bliss, I think of sensuality, of decadent desserts, of spiritual highs. I didn’t take this today, it’s a picture of Perce Rock taken this summer. My husband and I hiked all over Bonaventure Island this summer; up and down hills…

Photo Challenge – Water

Water, and more specifically the ocean, is a powerful symbol of God for me. The tide rolling in and out, stormed tossed seas, ripples that barely mark the shore, they all tell me something about my relationship with the Divine. I go to the beach when I have something to celebrate, when I have something…

Photo Challenge – Streetscape

This is part of one of the most walkable neighbourhoods in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Called The Hydrostone Market it is part of the North End, an area which has become increasingly attractive over the years. After years of being the poor cousin of the rest of Halifax, it has become a haven for…

Photo Challenge – Home

I signed up for the WordPress Photo Challenge, an invitation to post a photo every day. The theme for today was home, what evokes a sense of home. To me nothing says ‘home’ like a stack of books to read. Even though I have a tablet that I often use to read on, especially at…