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Friday, April 4

a kind light*


windmill, canon digital rebel xti

"Your soul has been through a great storm,
but all is not lost,
a kind light is coming soon,
to bring you hope & life.

You can rest now and wait...".

~ Jen Lemen

This quote was sent to me as a gift by a dear friend on a day when my heart was breaking. It now sits on my desk for me to see each and every day.

As the week ends and weekend begins, I would love the chance to help sooth a broken heart out there, just as mine was soothed by these gentle, reassuring words.

There is something so absolutely freeing about the permission to rest.

16 Comments:

Blogger dean said...

Would you be willing to share how you achieve the beautiful, antique effect to your photos...? They are stunning. (You can email to me if you'd prefer: bnadine@gmail.com).

I wish you a weekend of rest and slow smiles that last hours.

April 4, 2008 at 5:16:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous kenna said...

Consider my broken heart soothed.

Thank you.

April 4, 2008 at 6:19:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Chelsea Talks Smack said...

This is the most beautiful quote thank you so much for sharing

April 4, 2008 at 10:54:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Jacks said...

That is beautiful, it's nice to know that in the dark there is a light waiting for me.

April 4, 2008 at 11:36:00 PM PDT  
Blogger rak said...

I visit often, but have never commented. I find your writing very concise yet overflowing with beauty that touches my soul. You have a gift that allows you to touch the rest of us with words we might not have been able to find on our own, but are there. You are inspiration to so many. Thank you for realizing your gifts and for sharing them with the world.

April 5, 2008 at 4:58:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Fran said...

I don't think you totally and completely understand that you heal people with your words , wisdom and deep personal insight all the time. You are a healer and an amazing woman.

April 5, 2008 at 6:11:00 AM PDT  
Blogger lizard mama said...

I can't thank you enough for posting this beautiful and much needed thought. The timing couldn't be better as I sit here with a broken heart. The resting and waiting is exactly what I need to do now...and just let life "be." Thank you for your always beautiful and thought-provoking posts and photography.

April 5, 2008 at 6:17:00 AM PDT  
Blogger gkgirl said...

beautiful.

April 5, 2008 at 9:20:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Swirly said...

Love you...

April 5, 2008 at 4:15:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous amy said...

lovely, thank you. you did a wonderful thing by reminding all of us that we can give ourselves permission to rest.

April 5, 2008 at 7:35:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Lisa said...

You wish has been granted...you have helped to sooth my breaking heart this evening. Thank you...

April 5, 2008 at 11:35:00 PM PDT  
Blogger pERiWinKle said...

Oh Bohogirl...
how many a time
have your words,
your smile,
your soft and tender eyes,
your touch through the pages,
comforted my heart...
my soul.
I love you xx

April 6, 2008 at 8:41:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous tammy davis said...

i have a little easel with this exact quote sitting beside my bed right next to my magic rocks, yummy candle, and special necklace~~ it is what i refer to as my *alter*.

i'm so glad it has soothed and healed your heart. it has done the same for me over and over again.

love,

tammy

April 6, 2008 at 10:32:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous maud said...

thank you!

April 7, 2008 at 8:26:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Jeanine said...

Just what I needed to hear and feel - a little bandaid for the crack in my heart.

Thank you.

April 8, 2008 at 3:43:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

hmmm missed this post-what a gorgeous amazing quote and phot darling.

Thank you

XOXOXOXO

April 9, 2008 at 4:57:00 AM PDT  

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