10:10 Blog Circle - July 2016

Happy July!!! 

We are having a ton of fun playing out in the warm weather (after the sun goes down far enough for us to actually go out and play) and the monsoon storms have started rolling through as well which has been a happy relief from the triple digit weather. Here is a collection of my top images from the past month. I hope you enjoy them and please don't forget to click the link at the bottom to continue the blog circle and see what some of my amazing, talented friends have been up to.

The Bottom

No churlish moralist ever uttered a falser maxim than that “Beauty is but skin deep.” Why Beauty is so deep that nobody has ever got to the bottom of it.
— T.C. Henley, "Beauty," A Handful of Paper Shavings, 1861

What Might Be

Summertime is always the best of what might be.
— Charles Bowden

Acceptance 

I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don’t want to spend my life with someone who is always critical. So I am going to stop being my own critic. It’s high time that I accept all the greta things about me.
— C. JoyBell C.

Be Brave

Maybe raindrops are the bravest thing created by God. Want to know why? It is because they are never afraid of falling.
— Unknown

I Totally Knew. . .

Day: “Hey mom, is this water on?”
Me: “Not sure buddy. . . “
Secret. . . I totally knew it was on bwahaha. It is the little things
— Conversation with my 12 year old

Memories of your Heart

. . . and you will hold me with your wondering eyes in the serenity of purest mind at the dreams edge of my quiet golden shores accompanied by the melodies of emerald blue rippling waves where I will always remain voicing harmony in the over the rainbow soothing memories of your heart. . .
— Oksana Rus

Dancing with a Princess

We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.
— unknown

See The Light

When you possess light within, you see it externally.
— Anais Nin

Family 

The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only - and that is to support the ultimate career.
— C.S. Lewis

Everything you Gave Me

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.
— Erma Bombeck

Lost Boy

Neverland is home to lost boys like me. . . and lost boys like me are free.
— Ruth B

Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for looking through this collection of my favorites from the past month. I appreciate your love and support more than I can ever put into words.

Next up on our circle is my amazingly dear friend Cicely from Rusted Van Photography. Head over and check out her blog, this month she took her family to the Seattle Japanese Garden to attend the Ranabata Festival and as always her images are simply breathe taking!