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The Power of Now

Posted by
Nitin (Mayenne, France) on 15 May 2016 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

“Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.”

Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

After months of battle the war seems to have eased. Wounded, although not mortally, the mind and the body are in state of stress. While you pull yourself up to heal from these wounds you are already aware that there is another battle looming round the corner. This one several times more challenging than the previous one. In this one the primary war is against yourself where in the previous case it was against the opposition.

Fighting self is perhaps more difficult. How you are able to direct your future self will impact the lives of all those that are connected to you. However, the more important thing is you. What makes you happy? What makes you forgive yourself?

And it is about Now.

NIKON D700 1/40 second F/5.0 ISO 200 32 mm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful frame, colors & textures!

15 May 2016 8:55am

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Lovely textures

15 May 2016 2:14pm

Gilles from Entre IdF et Cantal, France

texture of the wooden door is greatly captured!

15 May 2016 7:28pm

Adela Fonts from BarcelonaGreat shot!, Spain

Awesome Nitin!

15 May 2016 8:48pm

marije from ardèche, France

La matière dans tous ses états ! Bravo :)

15 May 2016 10:18pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

excellent ruins

16 May 2016 3:12am

k@ from Paris, France

So strong. Love the metaphor. And the colors. How are you, guys ?

1 Jun 2016 11:31am

1/40 second
ISO 200
32 mm