A Stroll in the Garden

“Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” —Leroy Brownlow


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“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” —Laura Stavoe Harm

Fritillaria Persica

“My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. ” —Jodi Picoult


“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust


“There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard


“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” —Maya Angelou

Grape Hyacinth

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” —Gilda Radner

Grape Hyacinth

“The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” —Henry Ward Beecher


“I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” —Lance Conrad


“Mothers can look through a child’s eyes and see tomorrow.” —Reed Markham


“My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” —Michael Jordan

Bleeding Heart/Dicentra

“Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.” —Mabel Hale

Crown Imperial

“No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” —Edwin Chapin

Dead Nettles/Lamium

Stay healthy.

Stay safe.

Keep smiling.

See the world around you!

16 responses to “A Stroll in the Garden

  1. Someone is really enjoying the beautiful flowers. Are these in your garden???? Hugs

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  2. You have really captured the beauty of those flowers! Happy Mother’s Day!

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  3. Happy Mother’s Day!

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  4. Love the photos and the quotations….happy mother’s day to you!


  5. Hi Laura! What a gorgeous walk through your garden! You are sharing some of my absolute favorites. I hope you had a fabulous Mother’s Day! {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne


  6. A beautiful spring garden! Happy Mother’s Day!


  7. Some gorgeous tulips and very powerful quotes!


  8. Jocelyn Thurston

    Hi Laura, what beautiful photos! Also lovely quotes for thought. Thanks for sharing.


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