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FOTD: Victoria Regia & Waterlilies

For Cee’s Flower of the Day, I continue with photos I took at the Chicago Botanic Gardens last August. Here are day-blooming tropical waterlilies alongside the large Victoria Regia water plant, native to tropical Brazil.

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FOTD: Water Lily Buds

Cee is featuring buds in her Flower of the Day feature. Today I contribute water lily buds photographed at Chicago Botanic Gardens last August.

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Wednesday of Hope - Today's Potential

We have no idea what tomorrow will bring, but today is overflowing with potential.

– Allan Lokos, Through the Flames


Wednesday of Hope - A Bridge or Plank to Hope

When the bridge is gone, the narrowest plank becomes precious.

-Hungarian Proverb


Strength of the New Day

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

– Eleanor Roosevelt


Wednesday of Hope - A Full or Empty Heart?

Why fill the heart with hopes? Leave it empty for God.

– Robert Mertens