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Calm is What We Need

The current state of unrest in my part of the state is minimal compared to what I'm imagining it's like elsewhere. Although the shoppers are behaving differently and the stores seem to be running out of many items, where I live ... Sixteen Miles Out there is a sense of calm.

How can we get that calm in these days of unrest and uncertainty?

  • For me, it's through time with God ... just focusing on Him brings that care my soul needs.
  • Or even just avoiding crowds. Staying here at home listening to the rainfall.
  • And then, there's my still life work ... it truly does bring a stillness to life.
  • Maybe you have a special hobby you enjoy ...
    • cooking
    • writing
    • playing a musical instrument
    • reading
    • walking
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Whatever it may be, I encourage you to pursue that thing that brings you calm, for calm is what we need. And in these days as much as you're able, my encouragement is to focus on God. He cares for you.

Always Carolyn

Comments

  1. Being able to connect with other artists on Instagram, etc. helps us stay in the now. Giving support helps everyone. The joy we get from creating will help us cope with the stress we all feel.

    • It is the absolute truth Anita! 😊 I love the connection I have with all of my Instagram friends.

  2. Thank you for your all your kindness and gentleness; and the reminder of calmness is what God provides. Thank you for the reminder to spend time in areas that calm and bring comfort, this came to my inbox at the most perfect time.

  3. Beautifully expressed Carolyn. God is our peace, our refuge, our provider, our strong tower, rest for our weary souls, and so much more. Be still…

I'd love to hear your thoughts ...

I am so thrilled

I am so thrilled to have worked with Carolyn to find perfect local pictures to have hang on the walls...

Angela McKee

General Manager Best Western Plus Black Oak

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2018-08-15T05:08:35-07:00

Angela McKee

General Manager Best Western Plus Black Oak

I am so thrilled to have worked with Carolyn to find perfect local pictures to have hang on the walls of our newly remodeled King Spa Suite.

She has a gift …

Carolyn has such a beautiful style, simple yet elegant. She has a gift for arranging items and capturing just the...

Rhadonda Sedgwick

Food Photographer

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2019-09-26T18:13:48-07:00

Rhadonda Sedgwick

Food Photographer

Carolyn has such a beautiful style, simple yet elegant. She has a gift for arranging items and capturing just the right light! She is a sweet and talented soul and her still life photography and work speaks for itself!! Gorgeous!

She has become an amazing teacher of photography

Carolyn has a keen eye for how to compose still life set-ups, using lighting to enhance the scene she is...

Debra Miller Still Life Photographer

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2019-09-28T11:07:32-07:00

Debra Miller Still Life Photographer

Carolyn has a keen eye for how to compose still life set-ups, using lighting to enhance the scene she is displaying.

Her eye for beauty is exceptional!

Carolyn's work is so pleasing! Her eye for beauty in nature as well as in still life is exceptional!
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2019-09-28T11:15:27-07:00
Carolyn's work is so pleasing! Her eye for beauty in nature as well as in still life is exceptional!

She is extraordinarily talented and has a beautiful heart as well.

Her ability to create elegant, serene imagery by marrying both feminine and rustic elements is truly a gift.

Sandi Sutton, Editor The Joyful Life Magazine

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2019-09-29T18:09:06-07:00

Sandi Sutton, Editor The Joyful Life Magazine

Her ability to create elegant, serene imagery by marrying both feminine and rustic elements is truly a gift.
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