Thursday, October 4, 2012

Yellow Gumamela


When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. ~ John Lennon


Be grateful for and celebrate the beauty in all things because beauty is everywhere; and ignore all limitations and boundaries wherever they are found, because they are illusion. ~ David Sanders

I think over again my small adventures,
my fears, those small ones that seemed so big,
all those vital things I had to get and to reach,
and yet there is only one great thing:
to live and see the great day that dawns,
and the light that fills the world.

~ Innuit Traditional Song


Grant me daily the grace of gratitude, to be thankful for all my many gifts, and so be freed from artificial needs, that I might lead a joyful, simple life. ~ Edward Hays

 
 

27 comments:

missmeggy said...

the pictures look very pretty.sooo love the last one the most!thanks for also sharing the wonderful quotes :)

hugs,
Meg

Lois Evensen said...

Beautiful flowers and thoughts. :)

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Beautiful! I love the editing in the second photo and the quote by Lennon.

Candy C. said...

I love the quotes and your beautiful, beautiful flowers!! :)

Betty Manousos said...

gorgeous flowers! great wisdom to live by, too.

thanks for sharing both.

Meeha Meeha said...

Oh. My. God. What an exquisite flower! It looks like the secrets of the Universe in its yellow intricate core. Beautiful!

Karin M. said...

Very beautiful flower, great photo work.
Best regards, Karin

Andrea said...

I am always fascinated with the multi-petalled gumamela, most especially because the stigma are still with the individual flowers, unlike the ordinary double where only one stigma is shown.

Nikki said...

Love the beautiful flowers and quotes.

NatureFootstep said...

beautiful hibiscus. :) Love your work.

Marco Alpha said...

Hello Miranda,
What a wonderful shots!!
Great to see these brightly colors.

Many greetings,
Marco

Fitness Buff said...

Beautiful Gumamela. I also posted a gumamela.

Liz said...

Very pretty! Bihira ako makakita ng yellow sa ganitong variety.

Heliconia Flower

joy said...

Beautiful gumamelas and quotes. Love them all:) from FFF. My entry: wisdom calling: willyouhearfromme.blogspot.com

guild-rez said...

Beautiful pictures.
Love the last one a lot.

Modern Mom said...

Ang gaganda! My favorites are the first and last shots, but I like your edits too.

Carver said...

Beautiful flowers and I love the quotes.

Carletta said...

Lovely images!
I enjoyed the quotes you chose especially the John Lennon one.
Really love the second image - a very nice edit.

lotusleaf said...

Beautiful hibiscus. I love the colour. I liked the quotes you put with them- especially the Innuit song.

Ann said...

lovely, do u know a flower that is white in the morning, and turns pink in the evening?

DeniseinVA said...

A superb series of photographs, all so lovely! The quotes are a wonderful addition. Very enjoyable! Thanks for sharing them.

Chubskulit Rose said...

I bet bumble bees like that!

Mums
Have a great week ahead!

Laura said...

exquisite!

Judy said...

What glorious blossoms!!

Marie said...

Beautiful flowers, and beautiful quotes!

lorik said...

Luna, your images are very beautiful. I especially like the second, processed one. Love the layers and the textures here. thanks for visitng Mandarin Orange Monday:)

☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Gorgeous shots and great quotes!
Love the quote by Lennon!
Thanks for sharing;o)

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