The most precious things

Precious things are always entering and leaving our lives all the time.  Physical things that have meaning behind them, like jewelry, keepsakes, maybe even a home.  Even people.  In a lifetime friends and family will come and go, whether it be geographically, changes in relationship, or through our own mortality.  We know this as fact of life, yet sometimes it's just so hard to let go.  Why? Because these things, these people, these places, they hold such memories and spark such joy that we fear that when they are gone, we'll lose it all.  They are all just so, well, precious.

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These thy gifts: A Magic Hour Session

There are gifts that often times we can't see right away, maybe because we're afraid to see, or gifts that perhaps seem like a paradox. Gifts that bring us immense pain and joy at the same time (or sometimes just pain!) Gifts that might initially cause suffering but eventually in time bring enlightenment and happiness.

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