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Lifting Spirits

Photo taken by Cathy Fiebelkorn of NJ.  Although I do not have a mental illness, my life has been touched by people who cope with various forms of it. Whether they be relatives, friends, co-workers, the middle school students I teach, or the unknown readers of this blog, I care deeply about understanding and supporting them.  I believe very much in the healing power of art—both in making art and in experiencing it, so I am a fan of Broken Light and am pleased to have my work be part of the collective.

About this photo: I shot this image at a local shopping center earlier this spring. What struck me was the wispy zigzag of the clouds in the blue sky and the way the warm sunlight illuminated the balloons. When I look at it, it lifts my spirits, so I hope it might do that for someone else, too.

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7 comments on “Lifting Spirits

  1. John
    June 2, 2012

    Love it! Happy and colorful. :)

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  2. crpeterson
    June 2, 2012

    I love love love this picture. Very nice.

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  3. thehappyhugger
    June 2, 2012

    It is an uplifting picture, thank you.

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  4. I’ve nominated this blog with the Lovely Blog Award! Follow this link to read more:)
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  5. Grateful Fairy
    June 2, 2012

    Beautiful balloons! I Looove balloons ! They remind me of my childhood :)

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  6. Inge
    June 26, 2012

    This is very inspiring! :)

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  7. Caroline
    July 16, 2012

    One of my favourite quotes from Winnie The pooh, “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon”

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