More Growth: Past, Present, Future


“Patience is to wait for the ice to melt

instead of breaking it.”


Munia Khan



“…ice contains no future ,

just the past, sealed away.

As if they’re alive, everything in the world

is sealed up inside, clear and distinct.

Ice can preserve all kinds of things

that way- cleanly, clearly.

That’s the essence of ice,

the role it plays.”


Haruki Murakami



“Snowflakes are one of nature’s

most fragile things,

but just look what they can do

when they stick together.”


Vesta M. Kelly



“Thank goodness for the first snow,

it was a reminder-

-no matter how old you became

and how much you’d seen,

things could still be new

if you were willing to believe

they still mattered.”


Candace Bushnell



Photos by Woodland Gnome 2018


For the Daily Post’s

Weekly Photo Challenge:  Growth


About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

7 responses to “More Growth: Past, Present, Future

  1. Pingback: Growth – Bins – What's (in) the picture?

  2. Love that Vesta M. Kelly quote. Brr, stay warm!

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