Golden Horizons

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The day had brewed herself into a blend of light and dark, and now here at her very edge all was revealed. Away from the tightly woven centre, gaps and spaces opened allowing golden light to pour through in unexpected, unplanned patterns. She no longer had the energy to hold it all together, and so the mysterious chaos of liminal space seeped in, and with it the wild beauty of the edge.

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The golden horizon, where the triple edges of earth, sky and day meet, offers the potential of freshly dreamed change. Anything is possible from the edges and liminal spaces, where nothing is fixed or certain. The next moment is unknown, and with this, hope can pour into our hearts, along with its shadow fear. All is changing in a beautiful dance between light and dark, and certainty is dissolved into the spaces. Do we dare to be swept in to the beauty, releasing our threads of certainty into the challenge of change.

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The day surrendered and golden light poured unbridled across the water and the sky. Liquid treasure from the distant horizon, dazzled us with a velvet wave of hope and promise. Swept into the eternal unseen night, lying just beyond the curve of earth, we fell into the golden river of the falling sun flowing into eternity.

You can see endless more horizons at the weekly photo challenge here.

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About greenmackenzie

Hi, I'm Seonaid, and I share my home with my husband, my son and a collection of cats and dogs. I am forever snapping shots of things which catch my eye. I love art which is here now and gone tomorrow...like food and nature...but also have a passion for vintage and the ancient past! Nature is my favourite muse, with her wild ever shifting seasons. I have been using and teaching mindfulness and relaxation for over 12 years, and have yet to become any sort of expert :-) I'm a Psychotherapist, and run the Maggies Highlands Cancer Centre, in Inverness, Scotland.
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41 Responses to Golden Horizons

  1. Wonderful posts! Sorry I was away so long!

  2. colonialist says:

    Pictures which surely could only have been taken in Fairyland!

  3. rommel says:

    Unbelievably incredible images. Impressive words. I have a feeling I’m going to love your blog!

  4. “Wild beauty of the edge” – that could be a blog name! In the first picture, I can see a golden temple in the light that’s breaking thru the clouds…

  5. Andrew Seal says:

    Congratulations Seonaid on your beautiful photos. The first one is truly spectacular.

  6. giselzitrone says:

    Sind sehr schâne Bilder und die Wolken.Lieber Gruß und Freundschaft.Gislinde

  7. Dina says:

    They are beautiful , all your captures, dear Seonaid. I totally agree with Northumbrianlight; it looks like a miracle is about to happen in the first one. Great work!
    Bis hug to you from Bonn
    Dina

  8. Beautiful photographs – you just caught those moments of light where you can see the rays of the sun so delicately in the sky and across the waves…

  9. restlessjo says:

    The first and last are totally enthralling, Seonaid, and your lovely prose binds them together. πŸ™‚

  10. AH~ mazing as always! I LOVE your work!

  11. Paula says:

    Wonderful light in all of them especially in the first one. I was trying to find your Dubrovnik post, Seonaid, but couldn’t. Would you share the link?

    • Sure, it’s called Patterns in Lines: Dubrovnik
      It’s posted right after the Venice shots πŸ™‚ I’m not sure if I can add links via the iPad ….will add later from my PC if you need it.

  12. adinparadise says:

    Love this, Seonaid. “A velvet wave of hope and promise” is such a beautiful phrase. Gorgeous pics! πŸ™‚

  13. Amy says:

    Stunning horizon images!

  14. Uncle Spike says:

    Best of the day πŸ™‚

  15. I think you and I were very much on the same page with this weeks challenge! Wonderful images πŸ™‚

  16. Wonderful! Kind regards from Austria.

  17. zark66 says:

    If I had to imagine the paradise your first photo could be a good example! Great! πŸ™‚

  18. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it several times now … you live in a most beautiful place (but, you know that). I don’t know whether your words do it … or whether the photos alone are responsible … but your images always give nature personality. In this particular series the descending shafts of light look to be cleansing the environment, or perhaps energizing it, and preparing it for you another day. Thanks. D

    • What a great comment David. Giving nature personality is exactly my intention….it’s what nature fills me with when I’m out there amongst her πŸ™‚
      I love the idea if the light cleansing the landscape….really lively emotional image, thank you.

  19. Colline says:

    You have captured a beautiful sky. I love the drama of the sky in the first photo.

  20. Very poetic, very beautiful. Horizons always intrigue with their tease of what is beyond

  21. Mjollnir says:

    Beautiful as always πŸ˜€

  22. Fabulous as ever, the first looks as though miracles are about to happen.

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