Slow Down and Smell the Roses

Garden at Hampton Court - CopyEveryone needs a break in life
And within each is imagination
The workshop of the mind
Ready to energize a nation

So start living in ways that lead
To satisfaction and health
Slow down and smell the roses
For this is the way to spiritual wealth

It’s not something magical
Nor is it mysterious
But simply the result
Of taking God serious

Hampton Court 1983These pictures were taken at Hampton Court. The palace of the British Royal Family up until the 18th century. Today, it is a major tourist attraction located near the river Thames upstream from London England. On the grounds is the beautiful Garden pictured in the first picture above and a huge grape vine claimed to be largest in world.

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