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Lord Give Me Strength

By markash
I've been having a stressful time of things lately what with house selling/buying troubles and problems with work etc.It feels like the world is against me, so it was with great relief that i managed to squeeze an early morning trip out to the east coast( A 2 hr drive from home)with the camera last Sunday morning. I was on the beach awaiting sunrise and could see for a couple of miles either side of me,and found that i was the only soul around. In that cold, lonesome moment i could almost feel all the stresses and strains seep out of me,absorbed by the rising sun on the horizon. This is almost an emotional shot for me, for it represents how i was feeling at time somehow,strange but true. Anyway, the therapy worked and i drove home with a smile on my face ready for another couple of rounds in the ring, with LIFE.

Apologies for the essay, and thank you very much for looking.

Mark!

Tags: Beach Seascape Sunrise Frinton Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: ringyneck, BeiK, Kim Walton and 39 more

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Comments


BeiK 10 7 Scotland
14 Feb 2008 10:50AM
This, coupled with your story is worth a click from me. Keep smiling !
Bitte

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Kim Walton 13 145 30 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2008 10:52AM
worth a click---even without the story.
Matman 8 37 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2008 10:54AM
Me too!...Smile

I know exactly what you mean. Sometimes being on the coast especially when few other are around is a very peaceful time. A great de-stresser.

Matt
cooky Plus
12 6 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2008 11:22AM
Sea and sunrise work for me too. Love the image and the colour, buoy looks like a heart - very apt for Valentine's day! Hope yours mends.

Best wishes
Kath
kaybee 12 4.9k 25 Scotland
14 Feb 2008 11:28AM
Let it out mate.......................pictures or words.


Cracking shot by the way
14 Feb 2008 12:50PM
Peaceful and relaxing - just look at it
Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
14 Feb 2008 2:56PM
What a fantastic shot, gorgeous light and a superb composition. Smile I know what you mean about the stresses of life as I'm really stresed at the moment too. This should have more votes Smile
graceland 12 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2008 3:00PM
nice one .............
geniehawk 10 181 England
14 Feb 2008 3:33PM
As they say " A trouble shared..." Glad the therapy worked for you. Great shot as well!

Jeannie.
14 Feb 2008 3:56PM
What a shot, having moved house 4 days before Christmas I can relate……..
Dennis_Bromage 9 45 20 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2008 3:58PM
Great shot. The sky is magic and that buoy somehow makes it
Den
happysnappa 10 122 1 Scotland
14 Feb 2008 4:34PM
love the shot...all that fresh sea air and open seascape is good for da soul!

Kate
looboss 9 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2008 10:30AM
This great also!

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