Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #89 – A River Runs Through It

I’m really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow… I stay at home and watch the river flow. – George Harrison

This is what we must do today – this is not the time for travel. So, from the archives – images from Iceland, New Zealand, Sweden, Scotland, Norway and Georgia. May the rivers keep flowing and the waters never go dry.


A winter message from the river: Never surrender! Life can try to stop you, but somehow find a way to flow!
Mehmet Murat ildan

The river teaches us many things, but its most important teaching is this: Whatever is happening around you, you keep flowing to your own destination following your own way!
Mehmet Murat ildan

If you have a river, then you should share it with everyone. – Chen Guangbiao

It is from small streams that big rivers rise.
Matshona Dhliwayo 

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. – Heraclitus

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea. – Mikhail Lermontov

Learn from a river; obstacles may force it to change its course, but never its destination.
Matshona Dhliwayo 


Thanks to Amy for this week’s challenge. Click here to see and link to her original post, and remember to use the Lens-Artists tag.  Thank you also for all your creative, interesting and  heartfelt responses to last week’s CHAOS challenge. In these troubled times, please practice Social Distancing to protect yourselves and others from the continuing spread of COVID-19. Stay safe.

Next week, Tina (Travels and Trifles) will be your host.


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  2. Hi Leya

    I appreciate your sensitive message about not traveling in these troubling times but am glad your archives hold so many images from your travels to these exotic (to me) locations. I really like the photo of the tall bridge looking up from water level and can readily imagine being there in my kayak.

    I think I posted my own submission too soon and didn’t link to yours. My apologies.


    Best, Babsje

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  5. Beautiful river runs through it series, Ann-Christine! Love the 4th and 5th especially. Perfect quotes you selected, Mikhail Lermontov‘s quote is inspiring.

  6. Ohhh, is the lush, green one from Sweden?? Stunning. I’d like to be canoeing on the one that looks like it’s fogged in – if only!! That bridge is super cool too. Loved all the quotes A-C 💕

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