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Weekly  Photo Challenge: Symbols

                   Symbols of Joy, Love,

                       Luck  and  Harmony                          

Century old Armoire, 2015

Chinese coins hanging on doors, entryways, 

 and decorative furnishings are symbols of

Feng Shui.  According to Wikipedia

 Feng Shui is a  Chinese practice utilizing a

philosophical system of harmonizing everyone 

with the surrounding environment.


for Joy & Luck , 2015

We photographers are poets in the Language of symbols

~Jan Philips

The Promise, 2008

The photo above is a shot from our wedding 

album… The Hawaiian lei is a celebration of

affection, good tidings and fortune …

The soft white flowers are sweet ,

fragrant and fragile but are woven together 

firmly, with a green vine called a maile.

Its origin is from the tropical rain forests in

the islands ~ symbolic of strength and unity

in the marriage (

I Do, 2015


Yours is the spirit by which my spirit’s born: you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.

~E.E. Cummings 


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