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Photo taken by Clare, a woman who suffers from severe clinical depression and anxiety.

About this photo: “Much of the time these days I feel covered by the dark clouds of depression, but on the day I took this photo, a particularly dreary day, when I looked up in the sky I saw a heart peeking out from behind the darkness, and I thought that I may perhaps come out the other side of my personal darkness. That the heart of happiness may be there waiting just on the other side… And then, as always, the darkness crept back over.

I am still in a dark place, but have kept this photo as a reminder of a flash of hope that once was. Hopefully a sign of things to come.” 


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7 comments on “Happiness

  1. Susanna
    October 5, 2012

    What a great picture! One of those rare moments…


  2. Veronica Roth
    October 5, 2012

    Very special moment. Much strength to Clare.


  3. jmgoyder
    October 5, 2012

    I hope for you too.


  4. Myra GB
    October 6, 2012

    The clouds form a heart. I hope they give you peace. 🙂


  5. eof737
    October 8, 2012

    Lovely clouds; inviting too. 🙂


  6. ruthherronross
    October 8, 2012

    Reblogged this on Fixing Mommy.


  7. II 4S Aopmrdd
    October 8, 2012

    woo~ the heart shape cloud!


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