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A Stroll in the Garden – Macro Practice

The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. -Isaiah 58:11

Caterpillar

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Peony

Veronica Waterperry

For as the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign LORD will make righteousness and praise spring up before all nations. -Isaiah 61:11

Black Cohosh

Burning Bush

Chives

You are a garden fountain, a well of flowing water streaming down from Lebanon. -Song of Songs 4:15

Ants/Caterpillar

*For all of you caterpillar lovers out there…this caterpillar was alive when I found the ants dragging it away.  I rescued it after I took the photo.

Veronica Waterperry/Bumblebee

Coral Bells

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God stands forever.  -Isaiah 40:8

Burning Bush

Geranium

Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. -Luke 12:27

Tulip

Chives

Flower

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.  -Ecclesiastes 3:11

Red Twig Dogwood

Columbine/Caterpillar

Marguerite Daisy

I am the Vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me, and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me, you can do nothing. -John 15:5

Peony

 

A Stroll in the Garden

“Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” – John Harrigan

Geum

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Iris

Lilac

Allium

Petunia

Peony

“The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty.(…) Every hour is filled with such moments, big with significance for someone.”
― Robertson Davies, What’s Bred in the Bone

Peony

Iris

Lilac

Maple

Creeping Phlox/Jenny

Lilac

Nothing is more wistful than the scent of lilac, nor more robust than its woody stalk, for we must remember that it is a tree as well as a flower, we must try not to forget this.  –Stevie Smith

Lilac

Creeping Zinnia/Allysum

A Stroll in the Garden

One rose is enough for the dawn. -Edmond Jabes

 

You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. -Ziggy

 

The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process of change: Yet at each state, at each moment, it is perfectly all right as it is. -Paulo Coelho

 

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Rose

Rose

Rose

Rose

Peony

Peony

Peony

Peony

Peony

Allium

Allium

Allium

Allium

Allium

I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.  -Miranda Kerr

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

 

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Campanula

Campanula

Campanula

Allium

Columbine

Rose

Rose

Fireweed

Fireweed

Rose

Rose

 

A Stroll in the Garden

“Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.”  – Stephen Richards

 

“Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed.”   – Aaron Neville

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Peony

Peony

Peony

Peony

Peony

Rose

Rose

Columbine

Columbine

Goats Beard

Rose

Foxglove

“I am in awe of flowers. Not because of their colors, but because even though they have dirt in their roots, they still grow. They still bloom.”
– D. Antoinette Foy