A Stroll in the Garden

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Cornflower aka Batchelor Button

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Daisy

Daisy

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer

Marguerite Daisy

Peony

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Peony

“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” – Mary Davis

Rose

Jupiter's Beard

“There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” — Ralph H. Blum

Foxglove

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ― Melody Beattie

Phlox

Phlox

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

Rose

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― G.K. Chesterton

Rose

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

8 responses to “A Stroll in the Garden

  1. I am never to sure what I like best about your stroll in the garden post … the photos of the flowers, or the collection of quotes!

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  2. I think you could open a stationery store selling notecards, Laura, these would all work beautifully….again!

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  3. Daisies are the true flower children of my generation!
    Always enjoy taking these strolls with you, Laura.

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  4. Thank you for sharing the theme of gratitude with your beautiful flowers. You’ve given me a peaceful start to what could be a stressful day – I will endeavour to nurture an attitude of gratitude through the day! 🙂

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    • Believe me, Allison, I am talking to myself here! I got a job transfer, and it is mighty hard to be grateful about it! I need to give it some time. 🙂

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