“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you are always in the same place.” ⠀ -Nora Roberts⠀ ⠀ Heading North today... home to our pups, our new home, our other kids and grand kids... it’s been a great trip.
“I don’t love you as if you were the salt-rose, topaz or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul. I love you as the plant that doesn’t bloom, and carries hidden within itself the light of those flowers, and thanks to your love, darkly in my body lives the dense fragrance that rises from the earth. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where, I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I know no other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you; so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep it is your eyes that close.”⠀ - Sonnet 17 by Pablo Neruda
“Put your faith in the spirit which dwells between the two of you. You have each offered yourself to the other as a boundless field of understanding, of enrichment, of mutually increased sensibility. You will meet above all by entering into and constantly sharing one another’s thoughts, affections, and dreams. There alone, as you know, in spirit, which is arrived through flesh, you will find no disappointments, no limits. There alone the skies are ever open for your love; there alone lies the great road ahead.”⠀ - Pierre Tielhard de Chardin
“Love is an adventure and a conquest. It survives and develops like the universe itself only by perpetual discovery. The only right love is that between couples whose passion leads them both, one through the other, to a higher possession of their being.”⠀ - Pierre Tielhard de Chardin – Love is an Adventure⠀ ⠀ I absolutely love photographing editorials with amazing vendors!
It’s the little things... the finishing touches... the patterns, petals, and perfectly placed settings. These are the details- the small pieces that make-up the whole of a bride’s vision.⠀ ⠀
Heading up to Lake Tahoe to float around in the cool water for a bit.⠀ ⠀ Today is one of those hormonal, peri-menopausal days that make me question the joys of womanhood.⠀ ⠀ How do you handle those kinds of days? I need a pep talk!