Little moments in life that take your breath away…
There are some things in life that move me in a way that is hard to explain …Beauty in all it’s forms and expressions, like flowers and colors, textures and Nature, photography that captures moments of every day perfection, moments when art appears created by our souls… Not just Piccasso or Bernini, Chopin or Renoir, Klimt or Chagal, unattainable picks of perfection… but the simplest of things, like life itself …there is something to be said about when we strip down things and souls, we unleash so much beauty, power and truth… Like in a Symphony or an Opera, where there are moments of peace, calm, sweetness and reflection, and moments of intensity, picks of joy, sorrow, fear or elation…moments that take your breath away. Just like in life.
If we pay attention we can discover those moments of beauty that happen not only during the picks of our lives but during the valleys, when we go quiet and open our eyes to the beauty that surrounds us. Often we get distracted by stuff that interferes with the raw, honest, almost painfully beautiful reality of creation, the journey of so many geniuses has been one of desperately trying to capture and recreate it… Something we have in front and inside of us… we acclaim them, visit museums to witness their amazing work, their masterpieces, but we neglect to look around to experience it here, existing alongside us, inside of us, in front of our very own eyes.
Here are some pictures I love, that show the beauty of everyday little moments, I hope they inspire you and brighten your day like they did mine.
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On April 25, I had the pleasure of helping, a gorgeous couple from Florida, with their wedding flowers. I flew to St. Augustine, the 21st and the flowers, arrived the 22nd in the morning.
Ana and Robert were surrounded by 80 of their closest friends and family, including two grandmas and a Great-Grandma! This was the most important for them, to celebrate with the people who love them and whom they love. The only ones who didn’t make it to the wedding, where their beloved pets, Baron and Luna, a couple of adorable British Bulldogs. It would have been too much for them!
Ana is this young, tiny and delicate girl in appearance, with an inner strength and intelligence beyond her years. Robert, on the other hand, is the perfect counterpart for her, tall, dark and handsome, gorgeous smile, and a great dancer! They are beautiful together. I wish them much joy and I hope they never stop dancing, the way I saw them on their wedding day, glancing into each other’s eyes and smiling with their hearts.
I have patiently waited for the photographer’s pictures to be ready… I can’t wait any longer! When I get them I will definitely shared them, but now, the ones taken with my iphone by a very tired me, will have to suffice.
The bride and groom didn’t have a wedding party, nevertheless Ana wanted to give bouquets to a close group of family and friends