Photo Prayer / September 2016

September 22, 2016

 

My wife tells me the latest:

A doctor and lawyer with two small children are getting divorced.

A recently-retired man faces aggressive dementia.

A 59-year-old woman falls to her death at a local adventure park.

 

I have no stories for my wife, only photos to share:

A young woman sits at a train station.

Bright orange workmen surround a backhoe.

A bridge spans the Hackensack River.

 

How is it that the world, 

so in need of prayer,

is also sublime?

 

 

 

Photo shot from a moving train at 1/3 of a second along the Northeast Corridor in New Jersey. 

Photograph and prayer 2016 © Danny N. Schweers

 

 

Danny N. Schweers teaches photo classes at the Delaware Museum of Art, is a member in the Washington

Printmakers Gallery in D.C., and is president of the Brandywine Photo Collective.

 

He was a staff member of the original Austin Sun.

 

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