Unlike anything else, this 160-page book-azine shares thought-provoking narratives that capture life's beautiful adventure. In our second installment, you can follow along with Emma Tree to gain insights into her inspirational storytelling processes. You will also learn how to start your own daily photography practice. A breath of fresh air, readers share how they welcome simple comforts into their lives, and Editor-in-Chief Christen Hammons disconnects for a weekend and reveals her insights. This issue offers even more journaling space for readers to record their own thoughts and responses, as well as unparalleled inspiration for discovering magic in the ordinary.
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Featured Excerpts and Quotes:
“I assure you, I’m not put together at all. Nor am I broken. I’m recovering — finding the beautiful in ugly and stitching it into my life.” – Rachel Wolchin (p. 20)
“I gently remind myself that I am worth penciling my name in on the calendar.” – Christina Martin ? From “What Moves You? Your Love Story with the World” (p. 54)
“The wind grew in might. I wondered to myself, if this air with all its invisible power could pick me up, where would it take me, where would it finally set me down?" – Jillian Lukiwski ?From “Anywhere the Wind” (p. 16)
"Thank you, Mirror, for showing me insight and reflection. I have rediscovered my rose colored glasses thanks to you." – Ella Wilson ?From “A Nod to the Thank-You Note” (p. 33)
“I learned early that a book could turn off the noise.” — D. Smith Kaich Jones | From “Silence, Or Something Like It.” (p. 14)
“If you ever find yourself empty from something you cannot know or name, find a stretch of ocean, a field, or mountainside, or even clouds, or trees. Because there are 1000 simple ways to fill your tired soul so you can remember how to be, how to see, and most importantly; how to breathe.” — Victoria Erickson (p. 118)
“A full moon always wakes me to come and pay my respects… It silvers the yard and I find a window and watch.” — D. Smith Kaich Jones | From “Silence, Or Something Like It.” (p. 13)
“When I paint, I paint to the sound of silence…I even like my colors quiet.” — D. Smith Kaich Jones | From “Silence, Or Something Like It.” (p. 8)
“In a sea of gray geometry, I search daily for my yellow umbrella.” – Ella Wilson (p. 160)
“Every day, I draw a new section of my own map. With crayons, on waxed paper. Most of it is in periwinkle, because that’s my favorite crayon color. And then I hang it in the window and let the sun shine through it. I can see all the mistakes and all the places where I had to turn around to try a different route. Those are the best, most beautiful parts.” — Kelly Letky | From “The Long Lost Cartographer” (p. 145)
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