Sunday, April 25, 2010

deep thoughts


you never know where your life will take you. what the people you meet will inspire you to do and think. the world is so complex and there are so many things that have to align for you to live exactly the life that you're living.


to try to predict what's next or what will come of your decisions and relationships is completely impossible. you have to find a balance between allowing life to carry you along and guiding it in a direction that you more or less think is the right one. but it's always a fine line. and you never really know which side of it you're on.


sometimes tho' it just feels right. and the path seems sure. and your doubts dissolve. and you know the path is the right one for you in the here and now. even if you don't know where it leads.


because any path at all leads to adventures and new chapters and it's exciting to contemplate what lies ahead. but you have to remember to stop and take a walk and a deep breath along the way and just enjoy it. because life, as far as you're able to comprehend here and now, only happens once. or at least this particular version of it.


do remember to stop and enjoy the sunset once in awhile, because it all goes by pretty fast...

17 comments:

inna said...

loved this post. really. that's something I have been trying to practise - to stop and enjoy. and this post reminded me I should still keep on practising it. =) thanks!

Bonnie, Original Art Studio said...

How true. And what a beautiful marriage of commentary and images. Delightful!

Elizabeth said...

Thank you Julie for this wonderful post. Have been drawing all evening about this, about the layers of life.

Your words and pictures do a better job than my drawings but I enjoyed the present moment.

Have a wonderful start of your week.

xoxo e.

Char said...

beautiful beautiful shots with your lovely deep thoughts

Sarah Lulu said...

Just what I needed to hear and the photographs are lovely.

Jill C. said...

Beautifully said!

Elisabelle said...

sigh....
dreamy photos...

Sammi said...

i love this post.

Kim: said...

So excited for you ... and so what I needed to hear my own self right now. Thanks. Breathtaking photos, as always.

spudballoo said...

These photos are stunning, love love love them. Glad to hear the pack-a-thon is reaching its conclusion - such exciting times ahead! Cheers to that xx

stephanie said...

Great post (as always.) It's funny that things in life move so quickly and we never truly know if what we think is going to work out, will work out. When it does, it's great; if it doesn't, we have to adjust our thinking to make the best of it. Like you said, we've got one shot at this life and we might as well enjoy it as much as we can.

Thanks for getting the wheels turning this morning!

Andi said...

beautiful words for beautiful photos

sarahowens said...

Amazing...thank you for writing and posting.

Gwen said...

You're in the midst of packing, and you still have time for this? You're a hardcore goddess, you know that, right?

Kelly L said...

Beautiful pictures. Funny - I did not hit your post by accident.. I needed to read what you wrote. We are in the middle of a major family decision and your words were perfect.

Love to you
Kelly
http://www.ivebecomemymother.com

Joanna Jenkins said...

Very inspiring post filled with gorgeous pictures. Thanks for the reminder.
Cheers,
jj

Bee said...

Breathtaking pictures.