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A Stroll in the Garden

Life’s most precious moments are not all loud or uproarious. Silence and stillness has its own virtues. -― Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Delphinium

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Delphinium

Within yourself is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself -― Herman Hesse

St. John's Wort

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance. -Morgan Freeman

Feverfew

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. -Deepak Chopra

Feverfew

There’s a point when your tape of life runs off the reel and there’s this stillness of your own – I got to know myself. -Melissa Etheridge

Peony

Seek out a tree and let it teach you stillness. -Eckhart Tolle

Peony

Even in stillness, there is movement. Sometimes it takes time for the molecules of change to shift form. Even when it feels like nothing is happening, transformation is taking place. -Anonymous

Bellflower

Inner stillness is the key to outer strength. -Jared Brock

Bellflower

There is nothing as certain as silence, stillness, and solitude to introduce you to the secrets of yourself. -Guy Finley

Foxglove

Find a moment of stillness, give your heart a chance to tell you where you really need to be. -Dodinsky

Daisy

Sometimes finding that quiet stillness within us is our highest and greatest aspiration. -Anonymous

Clematis

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

See the world around you!

Visiting My Daughter-Day One

Hubby and I took a much needed vacation (I was becoming really, really whiny) and visited our daughter and her family. What a joy to take a road trip and be blessed to see family!

Rhododendron

Our daughter loves photography, so she and I just hung out and practiced together. Enjoy the stroll in her little garden!

Rhododendron
Rhododendron

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Snail
Laura

Yes, folks, this is me…not ashamed to look silly. Ha, ha! Oh, yes…I do wear that hat in public!

Daisy

And this is the result of my efforts!

Daisy
Snail
Blueberry
Blueberry
Lavender

It was breezy and I had such a tough time getting a photo of the bee on the lavender!

Lavender

Don’t forget to get outside and see the little things!

Stay safe!

A Stroll in the Garden

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” —John Lubbock

Lily

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Lily

“Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is about.” —John Mayer

Daisy

“Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape; but most of all, summer was Dill.” —Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

Rose

“In summer, the song sings itself.” – William Carlos Williams

Spirea

“There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.” – Celia Thaxter

Spirea

“In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can reach right up and touch the sky.” – Mungo Jerry

Dusty Miller (Silver Ragwort)

 “I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” —Kellie Elmore

Dusty Miller (Silver Ragwort)

“A life without love is like a year without summer.” —Swedish Proverb

Clematis

“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” —Henry David Thoreau

Clematis

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

Rose

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Phlox

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
– Khalil Gibran

Daisy

“And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.”– Paulo Coelho

Daisy

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
– Christopher Reeve

Daisy

“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.”– Chris Bradford

Lily

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”
– Walt Disney

Lily

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

Snapdragon

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”– J.K. Rowling

Lily

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”– Vincent Van Gogh

Poppy

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.”
– Psalm 28:7

Larkspur

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A Stroll in the Garden

The most important thing is to enjoy your life — to be happy. It’s all that matters. -Audrey Hepburn​

Lily

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Saint John's Wort

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come without leaving happier. -Mother Teresa​

Delphinium

Happiness is the best makeup. -Drew Barrymore​

Daisy

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. -Abraham Lincoln​

Phlox

The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are. -Goldie Hawn​​

Delphinium

Independence is happiness. -Susan B. Anthony​​

Delphinium

If you want to be happy, be. -Leo Tolstoy

Astilbe

We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh. -William James

Calendula

Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like. -Unknown

Calendula

Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory.  -Albert Schweitzer

Clematis

Stay healthy!  Stay safe!