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A Stroll in the Garden

“Grace, like water flows to the lowest part.” – Philip Yancey

Gooseneck Loosestrife

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 “Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.” – Dwight Lyman Moody

Rose

 “Grace is the very opposite of merit… Grace is not only undeserved favor, but it is favor, shown to the one who has deserved the very opposite.” – Harry Ironside

Geum

“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” – Aristotle

Zucchini

“Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Phlox

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. -Victor Hugo

Hosta

For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. -Elie Wiesel

Purple Coneflower

Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason. -Pope Francis

Phlox

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. -Denis Waitley

Phlox

Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul. -William Hazlitt

Sea Holly

I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. -Anne Lamott

Sea Holly

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner. -Charles Caleb Colton

Liatris/Gayfeather

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring. -Marlene Dietrich

Liatris/Gayfeather

“Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; ‘Tis grace has brought me safe thus far and grace will lead me home.” – John Newton

Black Cohosh

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

 

“Life is a gift, and i try to respond with grace and courtesy” -Maya Angelou

Sea Holly

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Sea Holly

Don’t flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Sea Holly

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness. -Bryant H. McGill

Phlox

The true greatness of a person, in my view, is evident in the way he or she treats those with whom courtesy and kindness are not required. -Joseph B. Wirthlin

Phlox

No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy. -Bryant H. McGill

Phlox

Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with. -John Wanamaker

Yucca

The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. -Christian Nestell Bovee

Yucca

Whatever happened to courtesy? What can be so urgent that you have to look down at your phone in the middle of a dinner conversation with people who matter to you? You can’t wait five minutes before staring at your phone? -Martin Cooper

Hollyhock

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. -Saint Basil

Liatris Gayfeather

Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. -Henry Clay

Love In A Mist

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. -Jacques Maritain

Coral Bells

I’ve met the Queen a couple of times, and she’s been delightful. In fact, I often find myself thinking: ‘What would the Queen do in this situation? Write a thank-you note? Yes, I’ll do that.’ She’s all about courtesy. -Jools Holland

Monkshood

Courtesy should be a continuous action, not something to be turned on and off like a faucet. -Anonymous

Monkshood

The grace of God is courtesy. -Hilaire Belloc

Gooseneck Loosestrife

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

“But flowers feed our soul in a different way. They remind us of a God who creates beautiful things and takes notice of the tiniest detail”
― Tricia Goyer, A Christmas Gift for Rose

 

“Buying flowers is not just a way to bring home beauty. It’s an expression of confidence that better days are coming. It’s a defiant finger in the face of those naysayers who would have you believe your fortunes will never improve.”
― Pearl Cleage, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do

 

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Lily

Lily

Liatris

Liatris

Hosta

Hosta

Transparent Apple

Transparent Apple

Pear

Zinnia

Zinnia

Zinnia

Zinnia and Liatris

“I’m on the side of whatever keeps the flowers growing.”
― Marty Rubin

A Stoll in the Garden

“You’ve got to plant flowers in the center of your soul if you want to bloom.”
― Melody Lee, Vine: Book of Poetry

 

“Everyone wants the scent of flowers, but few dirty their hands to cultivate them.” ― Agusto Cury

 

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Lily

Lily

Phlox

Phlox

Phlox

Phlox

Cosmos

Cosmos

Liatris

Liatris

Liatris

Deer and Transparent Apple

“Wildflowers aren’t meant to be cut & tamed. They’re meant to be loved & admired.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

A Stroll in the Garden

So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. – Jorge Luis Borges

 

To analyze the charms of flowers is like dissecting music; it is one of those things which it is far better to enjoy, than to attempt to fully understand. – Henry Theodore Tuckerman

 

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Phlox

Phlox

White Flower

White Flower

Cosmos

Lily

Hosta

Hosta

Hosta

Hosta

Phlox

Liatris

Liatris

Full many a flower is born to blush unseen. – James Joyce