Tag Archives: Franklin D. Roosevelt

A Stroll in the Garden

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” – Harold S. Kushner

Calendula

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Calendula

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Calendula

“Kindness is like snow- It beautifies everything it covers.” – Kahlil Gibran

Creeping Groundcover

“I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.” – Lady Gaga

Cohosh-Racemosa Cimicifuga

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Cohosh-Racemosa Cimicifuga

That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. -William Wordsworth

Purple Coneflower

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

Purple Coneflower

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” – Amelia Earhart

Purple Coneflower

“Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can.” – Andrew Iskander

Purple Coneflower

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

For those of you who walk in my garden regularly…the following photos were taken before I brought out the macro lens to practice.  

Just so ya know.

Snapdragon

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Snapdragon

“Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.” – Gustave Flaubert

Fireweed

“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for.  And the most you can do is live inside that hope.  Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”

-Barbara Kingsolver

Allium

Allium

“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” – Jonas Salk

Allium

“You are not here merely to make a living, you are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”

– Woodrow Wilson

Foxglove

Foxglove

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”

– Michelle Obama

Columbine

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.”

– Emily Dickinson

Allium

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.”

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

Rose

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

– Romans 15:13

Stay healthy!  Stay safe!