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Highs and Lows

Light Signatures series, day, colour photograph, art, abstract, abstract expressionism, creative, city street, urban, downtown, cityscape, speed, blur, movement, motion, tan, yellow, blue, muted

Turquoise Yellow Red Billowing Veil, 2013 – Light Signatures :: (click to see more)

When we’re very young every single day is an entire universe of experience. We cry when it’s time to sleep – perhaps because we don’t want it to end. In time we forget the joy of seeing the world anew each day. We “learn” to plan ahead, think of our future – and in so doing we shift our focus away from each day and the joy we used to feel afresh on each wakening. Life becomes routine.

It’s time we find a balance so we still feel the joy of each new day – the fresh possibility – the exciting potential – and yet still act responsibly. I’m not just touting joyful BS – seriously – once you lose perspective and shift to the extreme you miss the nuance of life. Everything becomes mashed together into an unchanging pastel blur.

It’s the highs and lows of life that make it so worth the effort to live. Relish them all.