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August 15, 2005
Volume 1 - Number 154


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TODAY'S PHOTO -
a large mushroom on a lawn after heavy rains.

This mushroom has been waiting for a week and a half to come into your home or office. On a neighborhood walk after some heavy rains, I spotted 4 large mushrooms, about 6 inches in diameter, on one of the lawns. A couple of them, aside from their size, were quite ordinary. This one really pulled me into it.

My first observation is the heart shape of the mushroom from this angle. There are also many other imaginative interpretations that I can bring to that and I will leave that up to you.

OK, so one more, I'll put out there. There is a girl's profile face in there. She has a full pony tail. Sam is the one who saw the face only I think we are seeing two different ones.

SELF-REFLECTING QUERIES
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To what kinds of things might you look forward after a heavy rain, so-to-speak, or rough period?

Though in actuality the above mushroom might be poisonous, or not, I see it for it's shape and texture and for the illusion of softness and protection.

Where are the "soft and protected" areas in your life?

AUDIO TESTIMONIALS -
Check out the new 28 second message from Sondra, who shares how a custom photo/drawing of her father, done by Sheila, provided a major breakthrough for her in being able to get past her many years of grief at his loss, so that she can now enjoy photos of him.

Judith Tramayne-Barth wrote to say, "When I wanted to make an audio for Sheila, she made it really easy for me. She called me and set up a 3 way call so I could record how wonderful I think her ezine is and her artwork. I am sure she will do the same for you. And she didn't even mind the blooper I made about her art site name. (LOL)."

Check out Judith's and other Audio Testimonials on the new AUDIO LINKS page.
I'd love to have your voice there also. A sentence or two is more than enough, if you are person of a few words.

I will publish the link for yours in Picture to Ponder and on the testimonial page on the eteletours site. You can call in yourself at (214) 231-2905 ext 6956 or, if you wish, e-mail me to set a time and I can call you. We can do a phone interview, such as the one with Renee, or I simply can call and 3-way you in on the line, while I stay silent.

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