Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far

 

© Joy Cannis and Even A Girl Like Me, 2012

“Who doesn’t get excited when seeing an engine roaring down the track
and hearing the whistle blow, announcing it’s presence?
If only the engine could talk and tell us where it’s been.
Oh, the stories it would tell.”

© Joy Cannis and Even A Girl Like Me, 2012

“The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.”
Audre Lorde

© Joy Cannis and Even A Girl Like Me, 2012

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
C.S. Lewis

© Joy Cannis and Even A Girl Like Me, 2012

“‘How shall we build a fortress?’ he asked.
‘Brick by brick with mortar in-between.
All the while praying that it will withstand all forces of man.'”

© Joy Cannis and Even A Girl Like Me, 2012

“Endurance is patience concentrated.”
Thomas Carlyle

© Joy Cannis and Even A Girl Like Me, 2012

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
Isaac Newton

There are so many interesting depictions of the challenge this week. View them all here