The Daily Post Photo Challenge: SYMMETRY

Lily pad floating in the holy water of the Pura Desa Ubud Temple, Ubud, Bali
Lotus pad floating in the holy water of the Pura Desa Ubud, a temple in Ubud, Bali

“The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud — the obstacles of life and its suffering. … The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. … Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one.”   Goldie Hawn

This post is in response to The Daily Post’s Photo Challenge. You can find the instructions and other entries here:  Symmetry

15 comments

  1. Thanks. But now that you’ve got me looking deeper into what “could be” in a photo, I’m a little disappointed that I can’t edit them a little. I guess that’s next on the list of things To Do.

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