The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted. Peter McWilliams
Even though, I take pictures of all sorts of things, I often don’t take pictures of abandoned buildings because there is usually a sadness about them. But the truth is that at different points in our lives, we move on, abandoning what no longer serves our lives … It is part of our growth process. We must learn to embrace the change. Here are a few things I found that in their own way show the abandonment of spaces and things.
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Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure. Bernard Baruch
The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me. Oprah Winfrey
What have you abandoned in your life? What abandoned things are you drawn to? What comes to mind when you think this topic? Do you have a story to share? Do let me know in a comment below.Thank you EVERYONE!
This post was inspired by a prompt from Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned For this week’s photo challenge, show us abandoned. You can go literal, as I have, and share a photo of ruins, a desolate place, or your idea of a wasteland. Or you can interpret it in other ways, from images of overlooked things to forgotten people. In a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that shows us abandoned.
For more, check out how others interpreted the theme – WP Daily Post: Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned What have you abandoned?
Positive Motivation Tip: At different points in our lives, we move on, abandoning what no longer serves our lives … It is part of our growth process. Embrace the change.
PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos from my Personal Collection.