Sunday Dinner: Flow

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“Have you also learned that secret from the river;

that there is no such thing as time?”

That the river is everywhere at the same time,

at the source and at the mouth,

at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current,

in the ocean and in the mountains,

everywhere and that the present only exists for it,

not the shadow of the past

nor the shadow of the future.”


Hermann Hesse


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“Water does not resist. Water flows.

When you plunge your hand into it,

all you feel is a caress.

Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you.

But water always goes where it wants to go,

and nothing in the end can stand against it.

Water is patient.

Dripping water wears away a stone.

Remember that, my child.

Remember you are half water.

If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it.

Water does.”


Margaret Atwood


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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2016


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“Life in us is like the water in a river.”


Henry David Thoreau


Oregon's beautiful coast, just south of Depoe Bay.

Wednesday Vignettes: Flow

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“If you have a good idea, use it

so that you will not only accomplish something,

but so that you can make room for new ones

to flow into you.”


Ming-Dao Deng


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“Water shapes its course

according to the nature of the ground over which it flows;

the soldier works out his victory

in relation to the foe whom he is facing.”


Sun Tzu


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“The only way to make sense out of change

is to plunge into it, move with it,

and join the dance.”


Alan W. Watts


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“Flow is the nature of energy;

flow is another name of life.”


Banani Ray


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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2015

All photos were taken at the display gardens of Brent and Becky Heath in Gloucester, Virginia


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Thanks to Anna of Flutter and Hum for hosting Wednesday Vignettes each week.


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