Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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A Mother’s Touch

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman with severe depression and anxiety attacks.

About this photo: “This is a shot I took of my mother and my daughter at the beach together. Grandmother and granddaughter, hand in hand. So much of the time I feel like a terrible mother and daughter because of my illness. I set too high of standards and can never come close to reaching them. But at times like these, the issues seem to be washed away, and I can appreciate the beauty of things, especially nature, and my loving family. I am very lucky to be mother to a special little girl, and to have a mother.

Happy day to my mother, and all mothers and like-mothers.” 

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4 comments on “A Mother’s Touch

  1. seeker
    May 12, 2013

    Happy Mother’s Day to you, too. Picture Perfect.

    Like

  2. ARK
    May 12, 2013

    Absolutely loved the post for its beauty.

    Like

  3. words4jp
    May 13, 2013

    precious beyond words.

    Like

  4. bluebrightly
    May 14, 2013

    You ARE lucky to have them! Wonderful post…

    Like

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