Tag Archive: Photography

Sep
22

Before the leaves fall

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Before the leaves change color and fall, I wanted to share these photos of trees. As for writing, there are two open calls for submission that might interest you. And, like the foliage, these open calls end very soon. First, Electric Literature; details here. And, Tin House; details here. Also, if you are looking for …

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Sep
14

Ides of September and a penultimate line

Hibiscus © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Hello. September is well upon us (halfway over tomorrow). How have you been? My thoughts are with all those who have been affected by the recent hurricanes and those who have been living in smoke-filled and dangerous places due to all the wild fires. When the news gets to be too much, I never know …

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Aug
23

Is prayer your source of solace?

A shining moment © Ellen wade Beals, 2017

Lately I have been thinking about prayers and the Higher Power. It’s a recurring subject for me. Have you ever been fortunate enough to have someone sincerely tell you, “I’ll keep you in my prayers” or “I’ll be praying for you.”? Has anyone ever suggested you should pray about a problem? Or, have you noticed …

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Aug
17

Look into your heart — Don’t read the comments

Howling mad © Ellen Wade

Hey there. I haven’t posted in a while. Chalk it up to personal issues and being down in the dumps about the state our our nation. What’s there to say that hasn’t already been said? I talked with a wise friend the other day and she told me not to be depressed by what happened …

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