Feel The Flutter

May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun
And find your shoulder to light on,
To bring you luck, happiness and riches
Today, tomorrow and beyond.
~ Irish Blessing

It’s not always rainbows and butterflies. It’s compromise that moves us along.
~ Maroon 5
Butterflies are self propelled flowers. ~ R.H. Heinlein
Love is like a butterfly, it goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes.
~ Unknown

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies. ~ Unknown
The green grass and the happy skies court the fluttering butterflies.  ~ Astrid Alauda
Love is like a butterfly, hold it too tight, it’ll crush. Hold it too loose, it’ll fly. ~ Unknown
“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine,
freedom and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Anderson
Flowers and butterflies drift in color, illuminating spring.  ~ Unknown
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
~ Maya Angelou
Photography by Ann Tran
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25 Replies to “Feel The Flutter

  1. Thank you for sharing this with me, Ann! Love it! We just had the largest yellow butterfly I have ever witnessed, sitting on our tree. I was leaving in my vehicle so I didn’t get a chance to see it very well, but I rolled down the windows and hollered to my wife to get the kids over there. wow, did they have stories to tell when I got home. 😉 ~Creativeness Cool (Darin)

    1. Hi Darin,

      I love the butterfly photo you posted on Facebook. Look forward to seeing more from you. ツ I have a new butterfly post to share soon.

      Ann

  2. Great photos, Ann.
    Butterflies are some of my most ‘favorite things’ and I paint them quite often. Like Maureen stated above, butterflies have a special significance for many, including me.
    They are difficult to photograph, and you did a great job.
    I am glad to see you are taking time for your photography.
    Cheers,
    Lori

    1. Hi Ramon,

      Thank you, I am glad that you enjoy the photos. ツ Grateful that the butterflies continue to pose for me.

      Ann

  3. Thanks for the beautiful butterfly pictures. Ever since my husband was diagnosed with the big C, butterflies been always near me as signs letting me know that transformation is happening and that all is well.

  4. Indeed butterflies to me are VERY special.. a constant reminder of a daughter that was very special! And like the butterfly that has to emerge from its own cocoon unaided, a mother in grief needs time to gather renewed energy and strength in order for her wings to fly once again. Thank you Ann for these beautiful quotes.. I’ll be back to this page OFTEN. X Jean

  5. Beautiful photography Ann…you are very talented and I love the quotes..Butterflies are a favourite on mine:-)I posted a link on Facebook to your site to share with my friends…I am working on my own butterfly post. I have accumulated alot of beautiful pictures and yours are some to the most beautiful I have seen…sending a warm hug to my fellow #BA75 sista ~

  6. Ann, I had a tough day, needed to quiet my mind, focus. These glorious pictures and beautiful quotes filled my eyes with their beauty.

    than you so much

  7. Hi Ann,

    Just stumbled across your blog and I’m so glad I found it. Lovely post here, simple yet full of meaning. The photographs are amazing and so are the quotes.

    I’m also following you on Twitter. Have a wonderful day!!

  8. Ann,

    This is so beautiful. You are doing an incredible job with your blogging. The pictures are breathtaking. You are so very talented.

    Love,

    Aimee (aka @awakeningaimee)

    1. Agree Aimee
      Love discovering the talents, passions and hobbies of people.
      Well done Ann
      Am staying at the home of Australia’s leading nature photographer right now and will share these with him when he gets up
      Blessings to you both
      Michael

  9. Ann, what a beautiful blessing.

    I work in the area of grief support, so butterflies have a special significance for many people.

    I love blessings, my day and those of others is uplifted with the words and gift of a blessing.

    I am so glad I found your site

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