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Staying Focused on the Bigger Picture

17 January 2019

how to stay focused, staying on track, distraction

As some of you may know from my insta-stories I recently purchased my first DSLR camera. It’s been quite exciting to say the least. And in efforts to get to know it a bit better I have been taking random shots everywhere. I literally find myself looking for opportunities to shoot something at every chance I get.Β 

While viewing possible keepers from my experimentations I came across the shot below that I took of an African Violet in my office. At first I thought ‘oh that’s kind of a cool shot how it’s only focused on the single leaf.’. I found the detail quite mesmerizing and actually almost forgot all about the bigger picture just past the leaf.

how to keep focused, flowers, house plants, African violets, photography

But then I couldn’t help but think that is exactly what often happens in our own daily lives as people. We have goals or a purpose we are striving to achieve. But then along the way we allow ourselves to get distracted by the first thing that comes our way or perhaps unfortunate circumstances that stand in our way. Only to shift our focus completely off track and loose sight all together on that grand prize that awaits us just on the other side.

Are we staying focused on the bigger picture or is something distracting our focus off track? Just a thought I had and wanted to share.

Now what better way to leave you than with one of the most iconic songs on focus. πŸ™‚

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  • Reply pamela canard 17 January 2019 at 3:03 PM

    thank you for this, you are so right about our focus. enjoyed reading. keep up the good work.

    • Reply Annette 17 January 2019 at 6:07 PM

      Thank you for reading, I thoroughly appreciate it. Love you. xo

  • Reply Gloria Tiberi 19 January 2019 at 1:04 AM

    I totally understand what your saying. Everyday life is very distracting. Btw the leaf in the shot is mesmerizing ❀️😊.

    • Reply Annette 22 January 2019 at 9:05 AM

      It really can be. Thanks for reading.

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