I came across a poem the other day and I just can’t get it outta’ my head, so I’ve decided to share it with you today. The words are by ~ Ganga White and the photos by yours truly, unless otherwise noted…


“What if our religion was each other


Greenland 2009 by Nick Weidner

“If our practice was our life

“If prayer, our words.

“What if the temple was the earth

“If forests were our church

Cambodia 2010 taken by Ron Weidner

Cambodia 2010 taken by Ron Weidner


“If holy water – the rivers,

rivers.jpg lakes, Long Lake.jpg


and oceans


Greenland 2009 by Nick Weidner

Greenland 2009 by Nick Weidner

“What if meditation was our relationships

Greenland collage

“If the Teacher was life

by Ron Weidner

by Ron Weidner

PicMonkey Collage.jpg

“If wisdom was self-knowledge


“If love was the center of our being?”

Photo by Sedna, 2012

Photo by Sedna, 2012

Indeed – What if?

About Donna Gwinnell Lambo-Weidner

I am an adventure seeking ponderer of the mysteries of the universe, writer of children's books (represented by Stephen Fraser of the Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency), and lover of anything involving armor, archery, or swashbuckling.
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17 Responses to WHAT IF?

  1. Lovely. Made my day. Thank you :-).


  2. Corinne Fabian says:

    Beautiful sentiment…beautiful photos!


  3. Jenni says:

    You have described almost exactly what I believe in – wonderful thought ‘what if our religion was each other’ – I’ll remember that


  4. This should be mailed to every household in the world. I love this. Who is the author??? The way you laid it out was gorgeous too.


  5. Victoria says:

    I love the photos you put in for each sentence! They really captured the essence of the words and gave them even more meaning! Great job, as always!


  6. nymediaworks says:

    Thank you so much for posting this , Donna. It’s magical.


  7. beautiful poems and a wonderful way to mix in your own photos and experience 🙂


  8. This poem is still resonating in my heart. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful piece and enhancing it with such stunning photographs. This is absolutely a philosophy that everyone could benefit from by living these words on a daily basis. Thanks for the enlightenment!


  9. A.PROMPTreply says:

    Perfect photos to accompany a perfect life philosophy!


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