On a shady street on which we regularly strolled during our stay in Luang Prabang, Laos, we watched a sculptor as he gradually turned rustic concrete into the smooth likeness of Buddha.
I wonder what the man pondered on those quiet afternoons — as he was overlooked by other Buddhist figures in progress — in a sun-kissed courtyard garden.
Perhaps he took lessons from the Buddha himself, whose quotes are featured so prominently on objects for sale in boutiques in the vicinity of the quiet lane.
Which of your favorite inspirational quotations have I not included here? What thoughts cross your mind as you revisit a special project, day after day?
Where in the World?
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