Going with the flow

Sometimes you just have to go with the flow

And realize that life is as delicious as a leaf floating on water.

We can’t control everything,

But with roots and wings we can go far.

Even when the world looks grey

You can see that it has shades of silver in it.

Children teach us the simple lesson

That sometimes we just need to be still and listen to the sound of our own breathing.

I’m still in New York so won’t be able to visit your blogs until the end of the week. Thank you so much for popping in!

Do check out: Saturday Sareenity. And Our World.

57 responses

  1. Loving it!

    February 27, 2012 at 15:47

  2. That bridge seems to be suspended in the air! Lovely set.

    February 27, 2012 at 15:52

  3. Terrific captures and words to match!! A great way to start my day! Hope you’re enjoying your time in NYC!!

    Sylvia

    February 27, 2012 at 15:57

  4. maenamor

    great post ;-)

    February 27, 2012 at 15:58

  5. amazingly beautiful shots!

    February 27, 2012 at 16:07

  6. Lovely!Hope you had a nice holiday:)

    February 27, 2012 at 16:21

  7. Pat

    Lovely post!

    February 27, 2012 at 16:29

  8. TexWisGirl

    love the stillness of that water!

    February 27, 2012 at 16:41

  9. It looks like spring is touching down!

    February 27, 2012 at 17:03

  10. We all need to do this more often!

    February 27, 2012 at 17:05

  11. smiles…thanks for the breath of fresh air in this…yes even in the grey we can find silver…and sometimes we just need to let go tha need to control and let it flow…

    February 27, 2012 at 17:06

  12. Bob

    Beauty.

    February 27, 2012 at 17:11

  13. I had no idea you were in New York. Is this a vacation? Beautiful photos and a nice selection too.

    February 27, 2012 at 17:26

  14. I love the golden brown of the distant trees through the mist!

    February 27, 2012 at 18:39

  15. Lady Fi,

    You. Inspire. Abundantly.

    B E A U T I F U L xx

    February 27, 2012 at 18:45

  16. All the shots are spectacular, though the last two shots are breathtaking. The lake looks so eerily beautiful, and the silhouette in black and white is a stark contrast to the reflected colors. You have a magnificent eye for grabbing photos. Enjoy your time in New York, my old stomping grounds when I was young.

    February 27, 2012 at 19:36

  17. Love the first shot and what you said for it.

    Don’t worry about our blogs. Enjoy your stay…:)

    February 27, 2012 at 21:11

  18. Very nice pictures. I like the picture of the lake. Have a nice stay and enjoy …

    February 27, 2012 at 21:51

  19. I know you’re having fun! Soak it up! Love that shot of the dock and the truth in your words.

    February 27, 2012 at 22:11

  20. Hoe beautiful. Enjoy your N.Y

    February 28, 2012 at 01:20

  21. Boy did I need this dose of your gorgeous photos and words! It’s only Monday and I can feel the tension building, but this post is a breath of fresh air. I hope you are enjoying NY. I want to go there to visit my son in a couple months so I look forward to seeing some of your photos of the sights.

    February 28, 2012 at 01:30

  22. Great photos and saying! Such a vibrant, pretty blue in the first photo!

    February 28, 2012 at 02:21

  23. good one!

    Aloha from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral

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    February 28, 2012 at 02:32

  24. Very nice series of pics. Hope you’re enjoying your trip!

    February 28, 2012 at 04:56

  25. Beautiful series of images. I love the silhouette in the last shot.

    February 28, 2012 at 06:04

  26. Beautiful and a timely reminder that silver is certainly present in the grey days. Thank you.

    And I hope you are having a wonderful time.

    February 28, 2012 at 06:57

  27. Beautiful series!

    Hope you are enjoying your trip.

    February 28, 2012 at 07:27

  28. I love the way you see things. I love the way you write. I love the way you take pictures.

    February 28, 2012 at 10:03

  29. Sarah

    I noticed we can go far not only with wing but also with roots. Silver shades in the third picture is wonderful!

    February 28, 2012 at 12:00

  30. Amy

    I seriously missed the fact that you are in New York, bet you´re getting some great photos and having a blast, can´t wait to hear all about it! My computer has been down this past weekend so haven´t been around much either. These photos were wonderful and your words are perfection for every photo!

    February 28, 2012 at 12:07

  31. Awesome… and thoughtful post along the floating shots! Enjoy your stay :)

    February 28, 2012 at 13:42

  32. Stunning images. I hope you’re enjoying your time.

    February 28, 2012 at 14:06

  33. I just love visiting here and getting my meditations and reminders about what life is really about. Hope you are enjoying New York!

    February 28, 2012 at 14:57

  34. Your words are wonderful and wise, and your photos are gorgeous. I really like the first one.

    February 28, 2012 at 16:52

  35. imac

    Wonderful colour – life – peace – tranquil shots.

    February 28, 2012 at 23:02

  36. Jim

    I just love that second from the last photo! Look at that stillness! Very Zen indeed!

    February 28, 2012 at 23:43

  37. Thanks you for this Fiona…much needed for everyone to read!

    February 28, 2012 at 23:47

  38. Love these!

    February 29, 2012 at 00:04

  39. Hope you’re having fun!

    February 29, 2012 at 13:39

  40. I cant say what I touches me more – those pictures or your words.. absolutely divine.

    Enjoy your holidays :)


    My Yatra Diary…

    March 1, 2012 at 04:24

  41. I can relate to this. I like to stop by my favorite pond to enjoy the stillness of the water without saying a word. Thank you for the touching and inspirational post.

    March 1, 2012 at 09:18

  42. Very beautiful photos as usual!
    The flowing river never stops
    and yet the water never stays the same.

    Foam floats upon the pools,
    scattering, re-forming,
    never lingering long.
    So it is with man
    and all his dwelling places
    here on earth
    Hojoki, translated by Yasuhiko Moriguchi and David Jenkins

    March 1, 2012 at 12:04

  43. Ash

    Wonderful photos, especially the first one! Hope you are having a great time in New York.

    March 1, 2012 at 13:50

  44. Love all these images, you pay attention to so many details in your surroundings.:) I also love the sentiment of going with the flow and that loss of control, something I seriously need to work on.;))
    xoxo

    March 1, 2012 at 15:30

  45. I especially love the photo of the dock. Very nice.

    March 1, 2012 at 16:42

  46. Very nice shots.

    Regards and best wishes

    March 2, 2012 at 20:09

  47. I’m sending the silver/gray quote to some of my Oregon friends! I’m behind in reading, so I’m sure you’re back by now; hope it was a wonderful trip — I know it was!

    March 2, 2012 at 20:31

  48. Such a wonderfully peaceful series of photographs.
    I especially love the third one.
    Fantastic perspective.
    Sending you wishes for a wonderful weekend!

    March 2, 2012 at 21:42

  49. Love your commentary with these gorgeous photos!

    March 2, 2012 at 22:21

  50. beautiful series of photos

    March 3, 2012 at 00:23

  51. Lovely collection.

    March 3, 2012 at 05:11

  52. a leaf, yes it is so nice to be a leaf…happily floating and free on the waters. you have very calm photos.

    March 3, 2012 at 05:44

  53. JM

    Fantastic colours. What a gorgeous blue on top!

    March 3, 2012 at 14:35

  54. Beautiful post Lady Fi!!! I absolutely love the two last pictures! Magic!

    I’m visiting from Staurday Sareenity.

    Regards from Barcelona.

    March 4, 2012 at 12:10

  55. Lovely words and images. :)

    March 4, 2012 at 15:10

  56. Beautiful shots. Those last two are especially nicely done.

    March 4, 2012 at 15:36

  57. Beautiful post, both words and photos.

    March 4, 2012 at 21:35

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