Lightly Child, Lightly.


  • Photo: Hans Hammarskiöld (via newthom)
  • Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here.
  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”



  1. Breathe it all in. Love it all out. Mary Oliver 🌸🌸💕

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  2. Perfect.

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  3. Yes! And that should make Sawsan happy… 😉

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  4. love this for so many reasons.

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  5. Amazing moment caught for us all. Lovely…

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  6. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Ah … the amazing and wonderful innocence of childhood!!

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  7. Relax... says:

    Hard to believe that somewhere inside us all, this child is living — with joy. Thank God for cameras, their users, and their subjects. 🙂

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  8. 😊

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  9. 🌸✨

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  10. I remember the tickles as well as the sweetness. 💛

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  11. The shot does trigger all that…


  12. 🙂
    Occasionally I do wonder why I never ever had any such dreamy photos of my son – nor of myself or any of my siblings….


  13. Christie says:

    Absolutely, precious…a true capture of delight of discovery…

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