A Stroll in the Garden

The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment. -Antonio Brown

Hyacinth

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

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die. -Plato

Grape Hyacinth

Growth is the only evidence of life. -John Henry Newman

Grape Hyacinth

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. -Ronald Reagan

Crabapple

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. -Benjamin Franklin

Tulips

The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice. -George Eliot

Transparent Apple

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. -Gail Sheehy

Walnut

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. -Viktor E. Frankl

Balsam Arrowroot

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth. -Susan L. Taylor

Pear

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots. -Frank A. Clark

Grecian Windflower Anemone

Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals. -David A. Bednar

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

See the world around you!

10 responses to “A Stroll in the Garden

  1. Such pretty flowers and you do pictures so very well! Hugs

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  2. Just what I needed this morning, thank you Laura.

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  3. People as dirt – leave it to Plato to serve that up as being an astute social observation.
    😎
    Those grape hyacinths are my favs!

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  4. I was delighted when I came across Plato’s quote. Ha, ha!

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  5. I really liked that Plato quote. It reminded me of one of my favourite Antoine de Saint-Exupery quotes: “â€ĶI must endure the presence of two or three caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” And thanks for sharing the pictures of the beautiful flowers too. I have to design a new type of flower for a comic I’m making so this was great inspiration!

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