These images were taken down the road at home.
My husband had to hold me steady as I took them.
The air was filled with dirt and smoke.
“Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light In The Heart.
“There is a saying in Tibetan, “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.”
“No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope,
that’s our real disaster.”
Dalai Lama XIV
“Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass,
Of glory in the flower;
We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind;
In the primal sympathy
Which having been must ever be…”
“There is something very apocalyptic to these images,
Or perhaps it was the emotions I was feeling as I took them,
As dirt and smoke filled the air and an ominous feeling of disaster overcame me.”