Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108: Sanctuary

a place of refuge
being held
awe and presence
peaceful and serene

To stand
to touch, lean into, embrace
whisper a prayer
an invocation
to the redwoods


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Thank you Xenia for offering this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Sanctuary

Categories: The Journey, TreesTags: , , , ,


  1. Wonderful choice for the challenge, Arati. They are a sanctuary and they are sacred. Lovely. I’m sorry I didn’t see this sooner!

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  2. The Redwoods remain one of my favorite places – wonderful poem and pics!

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  3. Excellent photo gallery! Sanctuary, indeed.

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  4. Great words, great photos. Well done.

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  5. Thank you for your beautiful contribution to the challenge dear Arati, both in image and in words. What a treat to see these magnificent trees and I especially love the third capture with the golden heart between the crowns. Thank you so much for sharing! 🙂

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  6. Beautiful trees! I need to visit them again soon.

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  7. I will never forget the incredible sense of peace I was surrounded by during a visit to the giant redwoods of California Arati. Thank you for the beautiful reminder.

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