Thank you, Mother, for this Gift of Snow.
A lot of the time we turn on the television, [computer MY WORD], we read novels, we make phone calls–just to keep pain from making its appearance in our “living room.”
There is nothing to do, nothing to realize, no program, no agenda. … Does the rose have to do something? No, the purpose of the rose is to be a rose.
PLEASE FORGIVE ME When you say, “Please forgive m”, (and mean it!) then you really do try not to hurt the other again regarding what you said, “Please forgive me” for. ~AmyRose~ (This photo is an “error”, a “mistake”. I turned my “mistake” into beauty. Instead of deleting this photograph, I paused, really looked at … Continue reading 3 in 1 … (3 Images)
When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad. Being and non-being create each other. Difficult and easy support each other. Long and short define each other. High and low depend on each other. Before and after follow each … Continue reading The Tao #2
To love is to recognize; to be loved is to be recognized by the other. If you love someone and you continue to ignore his or her presence, this is not true love. Perhaps your intention is not to ignore this person, but the way you act, look, and speak does not manifest the desire … Continue reading Recognition in True Love
“Good habits are your best helpers; preserve their force by stimulating them with good actions. Bad habits are your worst enemies; against your will they make you do the things that hurt you most. They are detrimental to your physical, social, mental, moral, and spiritual happiness. Starve bad habits by refusing to give them any … Continue reading Habits and Happiness (2 Images)
Compassion is the emotion that arises in the heart in response to witnessing the suffering of others. Focusing on the inherent suffering of life allows us to develop a compassionate stance, an actively open and caring orientation towards other people. “Compassion is that which makes the heart move at the pain of others. It crushes … Continue reading Compassion
I remember very clearly the day my heart broke when I sadly retreated so that I could die. ⛅️ Now that I have most recently re-opened my heart to Love, that numbness has flown ☀️ and in its place are emotions, so many, from acid tears to dazzling smiles. … Continue reading The Opening
Today (yesterday to you) found me with my macro lense and camera, winter coat and hat, knee pads, and a determination to get some phenomenal shots, no matter what! And I did! I proceeded to go outside and not even hesitating, I was crawling in the mud. Even though I had knee pads on, my … Continue reading Finding Treasure (12 Photos)
Spring has sprung! Oh, for the JOY! I found LIFE! Now, please, bear with me with the following photos. One, I am going through a transformation, so my work is as well. And, second, I was in tears as I shot these photographs, just so happy to see life again, after such a hard, long, … Continue reading LIFE!!! (8 Photo Series)
Be Blessed in every way and share the wealth with all in your life. This is how Love grows in a world that knows not Love. ~AmyRose~ Photography/Writing ©AmyRose Continue reading Be Blessed
If you had told me 30 years ago my life would be what it is today, I would have laughed, 🌀 and said, “You fool. You do not know of what you speak.” 🌀 Yet here today I do stand in a life that does not even resonate 🌀 … Continue reading Coming Home
The deeper I fall in Love with me, The deeper I fall in Love with you. ~AmyRose~ Photography/Poetry ©AmyRose Continue reading Falling in Love
When you know Love is all there is, You are truly Master of your life. ~AmyRose~ Photography/Poetry ©AmyRose “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” –THE BUDDHA (c.563-c.483BC, India)– “Practise love until you remember that you are love.” –SWAMI SAI PREMANANDA (Born 1972, … Continue reading LOVE
A few days ago this past week, I became curious as to what was inside a Rose of Sharon’s dormant bud. A world I did not even know existed came into view with the aid of my camera, and so I am sharing that fascinating world with you. I attempted to google what the purpose … Continue reading HOLY MACRO !!!
Do you not know ♥ Vous ne savez pas ♥ You are just as beautiful ♥ Vous êtes tout aussi belle ♥ as this flower, ♥ que cette fleur, ♥ IF not more so? ♥ Si ce n’est plus? ♥ ~AmyRose~ Photography/Poetry ©AmyRose Continue reading Beautiful You Are / Vous êtes Belle
As Mother nurtures the bee, ♥ Comme Mère nourrit l’abeille, ♥ So too, shall She nurture we. ♥ de même, il doit nous nourrir. ♥ ~AmyRose~ Photography/Poetry ©AmyRose (I am slowly learning French through the Google Translator, so if my grammar is not correct, or the words themselves are not, now you know why.) Continue reading Nurture / Nourrir
If you do not Love yourself, ♠ Si vous ne vous Aimez pas, ♠ tell me … ♠ dites-moi … ♠ who will? ♠ qui le fera? ♠ ~AmyRose~ Photography/Poetry ©AmyRose Continue reading Food 4 Thought / Nourriture 4 Pensée
When you refuse to take things personally, you avoid many upsets in your life. Your feelings of anger, jealousy–and even your sadness–will simply disappear if you … Don’t take things personally. –Don Miguel Ruiz– Source: “The Four Agreements” A 48-Card Deck Photography ©AmyRose Continue reading Transform Your Life
Over the past two days, oh did we get slammed with another snowstorm, with at least one foot of snow accumulation. After being teased on Tuesday of this week with finally a hint of Spring, temperatures in the low 50’s, the following day, BAM!, a blizzard howled its way into my life. Now, I am … Continue reading Yes, I am There
Breathing in, I calm my body. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is a wonderful moment! “Breathing in, I calm by body.” Reciting this line is like drinking a glass of cool lemonade on a hot day–you can feel the coolness permeate your body. When I breathe in … Continue reading Present Moment, Wonderful Moment
There is a story about a flower which is well known in the Zen circles. One day the Buddha held up a flower in front of an audience of 1,250 monks and nuns. He did not say anything for quite a long time. The audience was perfectly silent. Everyone seemed to be thinking hard, trying … Continue reading The Buddha and The Flower