December’s focus on simplicity inspired by Kim Manley Ort had a profound impact on my way of seeing through my lens and living my life. I will continue to make simplicity a touchstone and practise integrating contemplation with my photography.
Kim and others (Burghardt and Merton) describe contemplation as a “long, loving look at the real…” That seems to me to perfectly sum up an intention I want to adopt this year, in photography and every other aspect of life.
Today I will start with a few intentions and add to them over time. In 2014, I will move toward more stillness and less frenzy, more focus and less distraction, more depth and less superficiality, more acceptance and less resistance.
And so I move forward, embracing my own path with heart…