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Rainy Days

Photo taken by contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to draw from God’s strength to get her through every day. She has also found art and music to be great healers and outlets for the soul.

About this photo: “I find that I really need to make sure that I’m taking good care of myself in the winter months when the sun is scarce and the nights are cold. It’s so easy to stay in my house, in bed, under my covers, just hibernating. But, I know that’s bad for my moods and my mental health. Getting out of the house to snap a few pics on a rainy day can help to brighten my mood.

Find more from Jacque at her blog.


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7 comments on “Rainy Days

  1. Frank
    February 23, 2016

    Jacque what a beautiful act of nature you captured at a perfect moment!


  2. Christina
    February 24, 2016

    Beautful. Thank-you


  3. Kathy Simmons
    February 24, 2016



  4. bluebrightly
    February 24, 2016

    That is a beautiful image! I think your understanding about the winter months is true for many people – get out, even in the may weather, and focus on creating something.


  5. Alan Kravitz
    February 24, 2016

    Reblogged this on Not always smiling and commented:
    I love this photo. I relate to it not only for its beauty — but also because it’s a rainy day here in Boston.


  6. Alan Kravitz
    February 24, 2016

    Beautiful photo. I just reblogged it. It happens to be raining where I am today, so I really relate!


  7. cjh
    April 7, 2016

    Great photo and write-up. I can really relate.


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