“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” Masaru Emoto – Secret Life of Water, 2003.

Jessie Arms Botke – Demoiselles Cranes and Lotus (1883 – 1971).