December 28 , 2007
Volume 3 - Number 65

A Very Happy, Healthy New Year to You All !

tropical water lily

Water lily pad leaves dancing

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Today's Picture to Ponder Photos
Tropical Water Lily and Lily Pad leaves

To me, the flower in the top photo seems to be opening out, spreading light and joy out from its center to the world. The lower photo exudes a feeling of peace and at the same time it has a sense of celebration. Thus I include it as we close out 2007 and go into 2008.

Self-Reflecting Queries
For today, as I prepare for closing out the year and entering the new one, my writing will be sparse. I simply invite you to find the bright light in your center, similar to that which is in the flower above.

Spend some time with that light. Honor yourself, who you are and what it means for you. Then look and see with and to whom and where in your life can you share and spread that light in the upcoming days and throughout the New Year.

May it be a peaceful, healthy, joyful and prosperous one for us all. I appreciate your being in my life.


sunrise year-at-a-glance calendar in the Nature Art gift shop
I was so excited with the photos in Issue 64 of Volume 3, as well as other recent sunrises and sunsets, that I updated the 12-month Sunrise/Sunset calendar in our Gift Shop. It includes several new photos, as well as favored older ones.

I also put several of the images on year-at-a-glance calendars. Even if you don't want the calende, it's a most cost effective way of getting a high quality 8.5 X 11 inch print. Simply cut off the calendar portion.

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