journeyofnow Something about friendship that transcends all time and space. You know that good friend, where you may not speak to each other for a while, but you can pick up that friendship right away like no time has passed at all.
Today I'm beyond thankful for my friends.

Happy Saturday!
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journeyofnow What a strange sunset today. I got out of my boxing class and started to head home. I saw this intense fire red in the sky. thay dipped below the rain filled clouds. I thought, I only have a few mins left until sunset is over I need to find a good vantage point. Well this was the best that I could find in such short notice. This picture does not do it justice. 2d

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journeyofnow Total freedom, while being in the moment. They are completely full of joy and hope for the future. The goal is to have the purity and playful nature of a child with the wisdom of an old sage. 6d

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journeyofnow Today, I got to meet up with some familiar friends and meet many new people for this year world wide instameet. It was really nice to chat, take photos and catch up.
Very thankful to have the opportunity to unwind. It was much needed.
Happy Saturday!

#communtyfirst #954naturemeet
1w

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journeyofnow { Opening } 2w
  •   vero_pic Woo hoo!!! Did you get it?!?!?! AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL!!!! 2w
  •   journeyofnow @vero_pic I sure did. Loving it! Gosh I forgot how hard it is to take macros. I took around 100 shots. This and one other shot were the only ones I like. So hard to get it super sharp. 2w
  •   vero_pic Definitely hard to get the sharp snap, as I like to call it. But, once you have an image, one that you know you nailed, it just stands out. This one, my friend, your truly nailed. Absolutely breathtaking! 2w
  •   crablogger Wow The one-in-a-hundred is one in a million - just beautiful!! 2w
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  •   chialtair_th Awesome 2w
  •   winnwinnag wonderful 2w
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journeyofnow Anything worthwhile starts off with a first step. It may be difficult at first, it may just seem impossible. Just focus on one small step at a time, nothing less nothing more. Put all thoughts of the end result, any fears and doubts to the side. Just think about and "do" one small step at a time. Once you arrive you will one day look back and think wow I did, I made it. I'm ready for my next impossible task.
It's strange, how making those little steps works, all of a sudden it just continues to build to the point nothing will stop you, just the only thing that is holding you back is your own limiting thoughts.

Happy Sunday
3w

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journeyofnow There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk.
~ Guy Gavriel Kay
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journeyofnow For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports. - Sandra Postel 4w

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journeyofnow I must make it through to the other side. 4w
  •   journeyofnow @lifeanddogs @stephinthecityyy @j.osh thanks Michael for your thoughtful point of view. I agree Steph perception is totally ones own reality. It's when we look for what other people tell we should be, or tell us what goals we should be is when problems arise. I set goals for "myself" and work hard to making them happen. If I don't hit my goal, I no longer beat myself up. I know I tried my best and enjoy the journey along the way. My goal is one of self realization and happiness, but more importantly it's not the end but the journey towards ones destination. 4w
  •   _maumau_ Magnifique 4w
  •   tweety515052 Hope she feels better chula love ya 4w
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  •   journeyofnow @maya._.prout thanks Maya 4w
  •   journeyofnow @rianassaaf thanks my friend 4w
  •   journeyofnow @_maumau_ thanks 4w
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journeyofnow No single decision you ever made has led in a straight line to where you find yourself now. You peeked down some roads and took a few steps before turning back. You followed some roads that came to a dead end and others that got lost at too many intersections. Ultimately, all roads are connected to all other roads. ~ Deepak 4w

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journeyofnow Another week has nearly gone by and there has been countless moments of wonderful photos I've seen on IG. Here are a few of my favorites.

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@ioegreer @_upisdown @danamarieku

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@beneezy @huseyintaskin @andy_mann

Row 3
@bruinalexander @nickbecerra @travisburkephotography
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journeyofnow Collab: It is not often that I get to collaborate with a fellow IG'er but when @j.osh asked if he could edit one of my images, I jumped at the chance to edit one of his. Joshua is from Singapore and an all around cool gentleman of the highest order :). If you get a chance, stop by his feed. 1mon

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journeyofnow “Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind.

Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things.

Their language has been lost.

But not the gestures.” ― Vera Nazarian,
1mon

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journeyofnow Don't you just love days like this. Where you are free to explore, with no thoughts of what you didn't get done in the past, or the needs of the future. Just enjoying nature as it unfolds. 1mon

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journeyofnow You know, bicycling isn't just a matter of balance," I said. "it's a matter of faith. You can keep upright only by moving forward. You have to have your eyes on the goal, not the ground. I'm going to call that the Bicyclist's Philosophy of Life.
~ Susan Vreeland
1mon

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journeyofnow INSTAGRAM FEATURE - One of the activities I like to do is to find an account with less than 500 followers, who at an early stage already has a selection of fantastic photos. I find those accounts are very rare to find, so when I do find someone, I often smile. Coming out of Tampa Florida, I would like to introduce you to @postnoir, Aimee is definitely a hidden gem.

Her feed is mostly monochromatic, with a few color shots mixed in for good measure. When I look at a person's feed, I try to understand what they are going for in their photos, the story they are trying to tell. Aimee feed to me is an exploration in shades of gray that middle ground where many possibilities reside. This is Aimee world of exploration, and she plays in that area perfectly. There is an immense amount of detail to her photos that once you visit and look closely, it can't be denied. There is a calm and mysterious feeling when I look through her photos... to add to that, her titles and messages are somewhat mysterious and pondering. There is an interesting mind at work behind these photos. It appears that a number of her photos are from Florida, but somehow with her editing, they give the impression of another time and place.

While Aimee is just starting out, I hope that she continues to post it is an account to watch. Please take some time and go through her stream, follow and say hi while you're over there you will not be disappointed.

Also check out some of my older features here as well on #jon_feature.
1mon

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journeyofnow One of my favorite places to exercise. Although today there was more stopping and taking photos than working up a serious sweat . 1mon

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journeyofnow Waiting for you. 1mon

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journeyofnow You never know what the day will bring so enjoy the day as it unfolds. For those living anywhere north of Florida, try to stay warm. I am thankful that I can wake up to this.
Happy Saturday
1mon

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journeyofnow To fly as fast as thought, to anywhere that is, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived. ~ Jonathan Livingston Seagull 1mon

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