October Light


“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.”

Kevyn Aucoin

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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67 Responses to October Light

  1. Julie says:

    Eliza, your photograph is so beautiful and perfect for your quote.

  2. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature says:

    Love the morning light, and today I think I’ll choose…..um…JOY!

  3. Laurie Graves says:

    LOVE this!

  4. Jewels says:

    I LOVE this photo Eliza! Great quote too!

  5. Trini Lind says:

    Oooh, gorgeous !!! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ

  6. pjsisson says:

    A beautiful photo–the more I gaze at it, the more I see ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Treah says:

    Really beautiful photo! (Great sentiment also).

  8. MK says:

    Thanks for this post! Thanks to Kevin for the quote! Thanks to the Light that shines through the trees! Thanks to the trees!

  9. Jim in IA says:

    I really like that photo and the quote. Choose light and life.

    Thanks for the lift.

  10. Mike Bizeau says:

    Beautiful capture and perfect representation of October light.

  11. Stunning… absolutely stunning photo. The depth and richness make you feel like you’ve just stepped inside that scene – I can almost smell the fallen leaves. I just want to stare at it for the next few hours. Beautiful!! Blessings, Sarah

  12. Dina says:

    Simply wonderful, Eliza. We love this post.
    Have a great Halloween!
    Best regards, Dina & c0

  13. W.H. SIM says:

    a beautiful photo to go with beautiful thoughts ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. A most glorious scene, thank you Eliza. Going to hold onto the thoughts and image.

  15. Just beautiful – and I just love this!

  16. Karen says:

    Beautiful shot and inspiring words Eliza, happy weekend.

  17. Val Boyko says:

    So beautiful Eliza! What a wonderful day to wake up to!

  18. maureenc says:

    Sensitive and beautiful!

  19. arlingwoman says:

    The light is almost liquid. Beautiful.

  20. Perfect picture for the quote. We do have choice how we start each day.

  21. Maria F. says:

    Simply beautiful, great photographer Eliza!

  22. Great words and astonishing photo. ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. dorannrule says:

    Oh, that is simply amazing!

  24. Robin says:

    This took my breath away. I’m going to go find it after I spend a little more time inhaling this beautiful sight and wonderful words. ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. Incredibly beautiful! And again I feel as if I’m physically in that scene looking up at the beautiful light seeping through the trees. It’s so soothing. I feel a sense of calm looking at that pale yellow glow. I can almost feel it with all my senses, the soft, cool air upon my skin, the earthy fragrance, the sounds of the life surrounding…I also like the little bit of blue sky that manages to get through the trees! It reminds me of a feeling of hope.
    I can stare at this photo all day. It’s mesmerizing.
    And that is one of my favorite quotes!
    Thank you for sharing the beauty you get to experience each day!

    • Eliza Waters says:

      What a wonderful comment, Kim. I’m so glad that the photo touched you so profoundly. That I do get to experience nature’s beauty every day is something for which I am most grateful. ๐Ÿ™‚

  26. Kathy Sturr says:

    Enlightening (so to speak)!

  27. Rebecca says:

    Eliza, your photograph and the quote (which I had never read or heard before) brought a moment of silent beauty to my day for which I am so very grateful. Your blog, it always seems to me, is filled with an appreciation of exactly this kind of life-affirming choice and awe and beauty. Thank you for sharing that with us.

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