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Finding Yourself in Community

A dancer friend called me out one day to visit this little pocket of art near downtown.

We got lost in the space. It was a glorious day. It was September 2020, so just being outside was a treat.

All of these images are from that day.

I’ve started re-reading “After The Camera,” by Thom Rouse. This time, I’m paying attention to process tips and art techniques. I’m taking notes in the margins and setting myself up to play more in Photoshop.

Today was one of those days!

New meaning

I loved finding new meaning in old images. I started to group images I have from various “street outings.” As I was doing so, these images popped out. And I was reminded of how I came to this neighborhood, looking for community. I was literally inspired by a sermon that Rachel Metheny gave one Sunday related to what we “take on” during the season of Lent (rather than give up…as is traditionally the case!)

A decade later, looking back I realized that yes – I came looking for community, and I realize I’m helping create one

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I see life as full of possibilities and the world full of beautiful people possessing unique and often untapped talents. I’m a learner and connector, seeking ways to leverage the abundance in this world through strong community.

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