Wordless Wednesday: The Lotus Position Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - May 19, 2009 I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. (John Constable)Wordless Wednesday Wordless Wednesday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Anonymous7:56 PMA great quote. Love the lotus.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarver8:16 PMI love the quote and such beautiful interesting photographs.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPERBS8:39 PMNeat!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPaul8:50 PMvery cool pics indeed My Dear Friend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyBeth P.8:55 PMNever? I agree...it's just such a bold statement!Thanks--ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDora9:29 PMSomething is missing here. Yes, maybe a frog on the leave. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown10:33 PMOh, Is the lotus always colored yellow? Sorry for the dumb question, it's my first time to see one :)Happy WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLori11:15 PMLOL...hey, I actual know what the lotus position is;) Great shots. Happy WW.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplytiarastantrums11:35 PMI remember seeing these so much in Beijing - they smelled so good tooReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio11:56 PMVery lovely images, Sandy.And the words of Constable are so true.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThe Right Blue2:31 AMAh yes, the quote is one we all should store in our brains. Thanks, Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyjams o donnell4:46 AMGreat photos. John Constable was absolutely correct. Happy WWReplyDeleteRepliesReplyStaci5:38 AMWhat a neat shot! I have never seen a lotus before! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown5:43 AMnice to ponder.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDigital Flower Pictures5:59 AMCool flower shot.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyanthonynorth6:01 AMIn the 2nd one I can almost see a mandala.Great pics.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRace6:08 AMthat's true and there's always beauty in every God's creations. nice shot i love it!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJack and Joann6:46 AMSandy, thanks for stopping by on My World Tuesday blog post. Yes, Chanticleer Gardens would be worth a stop on your way to North Carolina. Today I'm blogging about the Barnes Foundation in another Philly suburb. Make reservations in advance to visit this private museuam and arborteum. Have a great day.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyNeverending story7:02 AMVery interesting photo's which go perfectly with the quote, there's more then meets the eye here. I'm smiling.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybluedreamer279:00 AMi love the message sandythats true there's no such thing like ugly in this worldReplyDeleteRepliesReplyabb10:18 AMGood thing to remember. Always look for the beauty.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySusan at Stony River10:22 AMI love the title and the photos together; the quote's the truth. Happy Wednesday!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMike Golch12:06 PMGreat posting.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyamanda guthrie12:27 PMThat Lotus position is great for centering your self! (LOL)Great for WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDeborah Godin12:45 PMHooray for Constable and the beauty of a placid pond!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAscenderRisesAbove1:05 PMvery pretty - how did you get that close without falling in???!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMojo1:09 PMI love the crystalline quality of the reflections around the leaf in the bottom shot. Kind of ethereal.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyBeth F3:30 PMBeautiful photo. The lighting on the pad is awesome.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCyberCelt4:43 PMAlways a joy to visit your blog. Coming for WW.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplystan5:30 PMbeautiful glitter on the rim of the frond.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd9:21 PMlovely photos and quote...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyHilary10:24 PMThat's so pretty. You've such a knack.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEbb Tide10:48 PMLove that quote by Constable. Very appropriate with the lotus shape and image.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyViola Jaynes4:43 AMOne teacher once said, that the more enlightened (aware) you become the more beautiful everything is.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLloyd Irving Bradbury7:25 AMThankyouReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLisa at Greenbow7:31 AMThe lotus should be blooming here soon. I will look for it this weekend. Great shots. If I were to get that close to a lotus around here I would be wet fromt he waist down. Ha...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySusan Demeter7:43 AMLovely photos, and I think the Constable quote is great!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyInday7:43 AMI think in every small thing, we find perspective. Lovely quote from John Constable to go along with this beautiful post.Thanks for visiting my poetry blog Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplytigerfish9:40 AMI like the light shining on the leaf :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDebbie9:41 AMI was not familiar with that quote. Wonderful!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyArija4:31 PMYou really have captured the essence of both the water lily and the wonder pf floating of the leaf. Just great.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplysoulbrush3:54 AMi keep foprgetting to post my ww. this is fabulous, needs no words...sigh.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown5:40 AMGreat Photo !!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyHeart of Rachel11:19 AMI'm sorry if I haven't visited in a while. Hope you're doing great.That's a wonderful quote. Sometimes we just have to try to see things in different perspectives to appreciate the beauty.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.