Wordless Wednesday: The Lotus Position

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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

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  1. Anonymous7:56 PM

    A great quote. Love the lotus.

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  2. I love the quote and such beautiful interesting photographs.

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  3. very cool pics indeed My Dear Friend!

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  4. Never?
    I agree...it's just such a bold statement!

    Thanks--

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  5. Something is missing here. Yes, maybe a frog on the leave. :)

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  6. Oh, Is the lotus always colored yellow? Sorry for the dumb question, it's my first time to see one :)

    Happy WW!

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  7. LOL...hey, I actual know what the lotus position is;) Great shots. Happy WW.

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  8. I remember seeing these so much in Beijing - they smelled so good too

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  9. Very lovely images, Sandy.
    And the words of Constable are so true.

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  10. Ah yes, the quote is one we all should store in our brains. Thanks, Sandy.

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  11. Great photos. John Constable was absolutely correct. Happy WW

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  12. What a neat shot! I have never seen a lotus before! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. In the 2nd one I can almost see a mandala.
    Great pics.

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  14. that's true and there's always beauty in every God's creations. nice shot i love it!

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  15. Sandy, 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.

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  16. Very interesting photo's which go perfectly with the quote, there's more then meets the eye here. I'm smiling.

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  17. i love the message sandy
    thats true there's no such thing like ugly in this world

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  18. Good thing to remember. Always look for the beauty.

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  19. I love the title and the photos together; the quote's the truth. Happy Wednesday!

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  20. That Lotus position is great for centering your self! (LOL)Great for WW!

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  21. Hooray for Constable and the beauty of a placid pond!

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  22. very pretty - how did you get that close without falling in???!

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  23. I love the crystalline quality of the reflections around the leaf in the bottom shot. Kind of ethereal.

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  24. Beautiful photo. The lighting on the pad is awesome.

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  25. Always a joy to visit your blog. Coming for WW.

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  26. beautiful glitter on the rim of the frond.

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  27. lovely photos and quote...

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  28. That's so pretty. You've such a knack.

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  29. Love that quote by Constable. Very appropriate with the lotus shape and image.

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  30. One teacher once said, that the more enlightened (aware) you become the more beautiful everything is.

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  31. The 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...

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  32. Lovely photos, and I think the Constable quote is great!

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  33. I 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.

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  34. I like the light shining on the leaf :)

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  35. I was not familiar with that quote. Wonderful!

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  36. You really have captured the essence of both the water lily and the wonder pf floating of the leaf. Just great.

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  37. i keep foprgetting to post my ww. this is fabulous, needs no words...sigh.

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  38. I'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.

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