Project Athena - Day 148 (Reflection)

Life is a Mirror

You do not see the world as it is. You see it as you are.
— Anais Nin

I hold the belief that my life is a high precision mirror reflecting me to me, literally and metaphorically. I can know who I truly am through my adventures, experiences, relationships, thoughts and emotions, material and physical manifestations, and even this body. In truth, there is nothing in my life that is NOT a reflection of who I am but I often forget or don’t recognize my own self, even though I flaunt myself in front of me.

While it seems like a contradiction, I also believe that the very instant I define myself as "________", I recognize the inadequacy of any word to describe this spirit, this being, this essence who is part of the Infinite Oneness. For an instant in existence, a reflection then becomes a mere glimpse into consciousness revealing that which I am open to "seeing".

Smiling to be shooting reflections this week.

Trees Reflected in Window of Gunter Hall, UNC, Greeley

Nikon D3200 • Nikon 18-55mm lens • 18mm • F/22 • 1/10s • ISO 400