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Phoenix Rising; Dedicated to You

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Phoenix Rising from the fire and ashes into the blue clarity.
PHALL PHOTO 2013

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PHOENIX
PHALL PHOTO 2013

Dedicated to all the Phoenixes in my life who are rising from the fire and ashes, into the clarity of blue sky. To Ionia, Marilyn and Belinda, especially, but also to some special guy friends who are fighting the dark clouds, some women-sisters who struggle with what life has thrown at them recently and all those in the midst of grief/depression/fear/angst and physical ailments.

Yesterday I finally forced myself to get to the beach and out of my cave. I had an incredible photographic journey that lifted my spirits. Even without the camera, it was spectacular…the kind of feeling that resonates in your center. It makes it that much better that I DID have the camera and can share these with you. I will upload the other photos on my phallphoto.wordpress.com site soon.

Please send reading photos of you, friends or family…new ones up tomorrow. Send to 1writeplacewordpress at gmail dot com.

Peace,

Patti

Author: Patti Hall

Writer, daughter, sister, mom, niece, grani, and friend. Works-in-progress; 3 children's books, some poetry and a memoir series, "Souvenirs from My Heart." Pursuits of happiness include gardening, walking the beach, reading, writing, photography, traveling and genealogy. I am a widow (2009), lost my sis in 2012, my aunt and a precious grandson in 2013.

56 thoughts on “Phoenix Rising; Dedicated to You

  1. Wonderful photos and even more lovely dedication. What a big heart you have! I’m glad you got out of your cave. 🙂

  2. This resonates so much – I feel in a bit of a ‘fire’ too right now and am tuning in to my inner Phoenix! Love and blessings to you and all your Phoenix friends. H xxx

  3. Blog on sister 🙂 if only we could have more than virtual coffee. A real cup. And maybe a little something with it. Hugs.

  4. Stunning does not begin to describe what I see through your eyes. These are breathtaking. You are truly someone beautiful – inside and out. I am humbled and honored to be included amongst those you care for. You are loved and appreciated. May I ask permission to re-blog this? Much love to you Patti.

  5. Amazing photos, but also brilliant words..
    The way we can share can help, and you are doing just that..

    Keep on keeping on x

  6. Reblogged this on Busy Mind Thinking and commented:
    There is no wonder I weep such beautiful – happy tears. Patti – I am aware of my many blessings in friendship here. Thank you for opting to be a part of my life. Much love. Belinda

  7. I’m both more humbled, and yet more proud…is this not the epitome, of a dichotomy??
    Thank you Patti, and my thanks to all of your friends, and family…and the new ones too. We’re all in this together…

  8. Great Shot……..

  9. Beautiful, and thank you so much for the warmth you bring to this world:)

  10. Reblogged this on readful things blog and commented:
    Beautiful words, spirit and photos.

  11. Beautiful photos been having a look around your blog. Following

  12. Love the connections you make with words between thoughts and images.
    Very creative and – I hope – I can use the inspiration.

  13. Absolutely touching. Your words and the photos. The clouds in the shape of a bird made my heart stop for a second. xx

  14. Well said. Glad to find your blog.

  15. I’m sorry for all your terrible losses. I’m glad you were able to get yourself to the beach–and take such a marvelous photo! I could see the phoenix arising immediately when I looked at it–and the ashes the phoenix is arising from–and the fire below! What an amazing gift this sunset was! Thank you for sharing it with us. It encourages me today when I need it!

  16. Has anyone heard from Belinda since she arrived in New York yesterday?
    Ellespeth

  17. Amazing photographs, Patti! Someone was sending you a sign~ I believe that I know who that someone is. Breath taking and beautiful shots.
    x

    • Thank you, Lynne. I have to rewrite this because puter ate the first one! Grrrr.
      There are a bunch more from that eve when the sky looked like fire…on phallphoto.wordpress.com
      It was an incredible night to be on that beach.
      You doing okay?
      Hugs

  18. Touching and beautiful tribute 🙂

  19. Love, love, love!! I’ve taken time to not just admire and take a few photos this passed year of the sky and the clouds that tell so many different stories. Love this…Phoenix is my grandson’s middle name!

  20. Your photo is spectacular. I was looking for phoenix photos/prints/paintings and came across your photo. Bravo!

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