Fill Your Life with Fragrance

Take a pause in your busy day and breathe in the fragrance of flowers

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“Which is loveliest in a rose? Its coy beauty when it’s budding, or its splendor when it blows?” ~ George Barlow

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“The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I’m taking more chances; I’m bold and proud.” ~ Paula Cole

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“A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.” ~ Chinese proverb

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“Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.” ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” ~ Author unknown

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“Be the flower that gives its fragrance to even the hand that crushes it.”
~ Ali ibn Abi Talib

Maybe we should all be like flowers.

39 thoughts on “Fill Your Life with Fragrance

  1. smilecalm says:

    those are such nice ones, michele!
    i’m fortunate to pass by roses
    which i sample, daily 🙂

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  2. Such a wonderful post, Michele and yes why not take in the fragrances of these beautiful flowers and merge in them. Lovely pictures too.

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  3. Vihani says:

    Beauty of the nature is just wonderful 🌺 thanks for sharing these beautiful images 😊

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  4. Those quotes give us a lot to think about. I especially like the one by “author unknown”.

    Enjoy the week. Bye till next time.

    Neil

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  5. These flowers are beautiful Michele, as are their words. I can even smell them by just looking at them 😀

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  6. Pam Lazos says:

    Thank you for that beautiful pause, Michele.

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  7. Eliza says:

    I love flowers! I think I have to stop and smell them. I used to breathe into trees and I love the smell of freshly cut grass.

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  8. Beautiful post and photos.

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  9. Invisibly Me says:

    This is such a good reminder to slow down and savour the moment. Beautiful photos! I really like that Paula Cole quote, too. That could be a daily mantra! 🌷
    Caz xx

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  10. msw blog says:

    What a wonderful flower garden.

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  11. karleyyalday says:

    Awesome! Flowers are really pretty!

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  12. Pazlo says:

    This was a great post to start the day with!
    I think the olfactory senses (and memories) are under-appreciated sometimes. I notice and feel fragrances, scents, constantly. Not only sweet flowers of course, and all the other poetic sources (rain, fresh-mown grass) but also the smell of the earth, the waft of gasoline, the tannic waters of the swamp.
    Often, smells will take me instantly to a time and place. My dad’s shop, my mother’s kitchen, the attic of my childhood home.
    Indeed, one must appreciate all the fragrances of a truly aromatic world.

    Seek peace,

    Paz

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