Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

“Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.” Maxwell Maltz

Thinking of “Forward,” I couldn’t resist posting this photo I took this morning as the snow, slush and other baffled drivers thwarted my attempts to move forward. Driving through a slushy street with the clear goal of moving forward, yet challenged and distracted by the changing road conditions. A metaphor for life?

When I found the quote by Maxwell Maltz author of Psycho-Cybernetics. I had to smile at this synchronistic find. Someone had given me this book when I was commuting to an urban college on a city bus. Again moving forward. I learned as much on that bus ride listening to the advice of strangers, who frequently felt that I was just the person to benefit from their counsel, as I did from reading the book.

About Babs

I consider myself a narrative artist, fascinated by the uniqueness of our human experience. Sculpture has enabled me to capture endless stories. I’m particularly seduced by the tangible qualities of Clay. Process and product are equally irresistible to me.
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16 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

  1. Great metaphor going along with your stalling traffic picture. Sometimes, the red light gives us an opportunity to assess and re-group…..

  2. Looks like it’s a good thing I had a butt-crack-of-dawn flight out of Detroit – if I’d left any later, I might still be stranded somewhere! Thanks again for helping with Chuck this morning – I sooooooo appreciate it, more than you can imagine.

  3. annepr says:

    I love your writing and the photos, they’re so diverse! Great quote too.

  4. Tina Schell says:

    I call that making lemonades out of lemons!

  5. Veronica Roth says:

    Lol, nicely forward! Glad you were ok in the slush. 🙂

  6. In order to moving forward, sometimes what you should do is just simply stop for a while. Nice idea!

  7. Don’t miss that weather! Wishing spring will leap forward for you.

  8. Cyn says:

    We’ve been luck to have the powdery version of snow over here… I very much enjoy your writing voice. It has a very relaxing rhythm.

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