Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Pic Today 6/21/11






ON THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER

. . . it's fitting the sacred lotus begins to bloom.

The lotus flower has been considered sacred
for most of written history
due to its amazing ability to grow and prosper
from the bottom of the muddiest ponds,
to flower and greet the summer months
high above the surface . . .
to reach the heavens and aspire to greater things.

Considered to be of divine origin,
the lotus is viewed as sacred by Hindus and Buddhists alike.

(Curiously, each lotus blossom wakes up at dawn
and goes to sleep, closing at 2:00 pm.)

May your blooms "reach the heavens" this summer!




5 comments:

  1. Happy summer!
    Green is life!
    A hug Rick

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  2. Hi Rick,
    Here is the first day of winter!
    Lovely green pics!
    xoxo

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  3. The lotus is one of the most beautiful flowers I have ever seen, and your photo of it is wonderful. We don't see them here which is unfortunate.

    Happy First Day of Summer Rick!!

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  4. Bellos e intensos verdes en estas bellas tomas Rick, un fuerte abrazo para ti amigo mío

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  5. Thanks for sharing this beatiful photos. The first time I have seen this. Like the green coulor and your composition. Well done!

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