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Beauty and the world / Ljepota i svijet ( Buna, BIH)


Dostoevsky believed that beauty can save the world. I believe it too. Because we can find beauty within ourselves. It is a part of us, but only if we choose it to be. We are given the gift of choice. That in itself  is beautiful. We can search for beauty, treasure it and remember it. It can become a part of us. Looking at these photographs, I'm reminded how comforting beauty can be, but this is only so if we meet it if an open heart, if we don't try to own it. For true beauty is not something that can be bought or earned. It is a gift to be accepted. A gift we should be grateful for.

Dostojevski je rekao da ljepota može spasiti svijet. I ja u to vjerujem. Jer se ljepota može naći unutar nas samih. Ona je dio nas, ali samo ako ju odaberemo. Dobili smo dar izbora. To je samo u sebi lijepo. Možemo tražiti ljepotu, vrjednovati je i sjećati se nje. Ona može postati dio nas. Gledajući ove fotografije, prisjećam se koliko ljepota može utješiti dušu, ali ovo je istina samo ako je dočekamo otvorenoga srca, ako je ne pokušamo posjedovati. Jer istinska ljepota nije nešto što se može kupiti ili zaraditi. To je dar koji se prihvaća. Dar na kojemu trebamo biti zahvalni.

















 

























long cardi/ dugi kardigan: vintage, haljina/dress: old, stara, top/majica: DIY+vintage, boots/čizme: Peko

Comments

  1. I did not know that the Dostoyevsky said this, well, we learn the whole life :-) You look gorgeous in this styling my dear, I love your cardigan :-)

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    1. yes, he said it in one of his novels, I'm not sure what the title would be in English, but literally translated it is White nights. He said that the world (meaning humanity) could go on without any nation, but it couldn't go on without beauty. Search for beauty is what makes us human.

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  2. beautiful photos!
    xx
    http://anoddgirl.blogspot.com.au

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  3. Beauty is in us but evil is stronger. We must choice beauty.

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  4. wonderful photos,<3
    have a nice week!:)
    http://xoxoclaudia.blogspot.de/

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  5. great place and fab outfit..you look amazing dear
    kisses

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  6. Hello my beautiful friend <3

    You look fantastic like always dear. What a gorgeous place, I love your photos. Amazing sunny day. ( I love Dostoyewski too )

    my new name of blog dear :)
    kisses Ivana<3
    Joanna

    https://my-nonchalance.blogspot.com/

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  7. Nice post! Thanks for sharing.


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  8. Nice post! :) Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Wow, every single spot in this place looks picture-perfect, like something out of an old fairytale :) I love your words on finding beauty in everything; can you imagine if we all did that, every single second of the day? I'd imagine the world would be a much more peaceful place :)

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    x

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  10. I specially loved your words today :)

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  11. Your photos are amazing! You look so pleasant on your cardigan too. :) Hope to hear from you soon!

    Love, Airish
    Gorgeous Glance
    http://www.airishabella.blogspot.com

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  12. That is a beautiful quote (ha ha, appropriate adjective eh??)and very true. We are all capable of great ugliness yet beauty too.

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  13. So nice...I like your blog.^^

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  14. Sono d'accordo anche io Ivana! magari la belleza da sola non potrà salvare il mondo ma di certo non se ne potrebbe fare a meno!
    Bellissime le tue foto e che posto stupendo hai scelto, ha una luce meravigliosa!
    Baci!
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it

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  15. Another lovely locale and a beautiful, sweet smile from gorgeous you! The outfit is very cool and a bit teasing which I like as well :)

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  16. Loving this outfit! The cardigan is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  17. Amazing landscapes! I love everything from your outfit. xoxo

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  18. Izgledas predivno kao i ovo mjesto 💖💝👌👌
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  19. ah these pics look so good and ur outfit is such an interesting mix! yes to really find beauty we have to embrace it and then we can find it everywhere!
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  20. Absolutely agree with you and Dostoevsky! The beauty will save the world))
    Love your high quality pictures! This place is a Paradise! And you look really happy and pretty Ivana!

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  21. Dear Ivana, I agree! Yes, beauty can save the world! This means also you are a world saver as I know and see here again confirmed you are beautiful! I really love what you wear and I'm also grateful about the beauty around us. Seeing beauty makes my heart light and happy.
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  22. La bellezza e la dolcezza....

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  23. una full immersion nella natura, scovi sempre bellissimi posticini :)
    buon lunedì, un bacione
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  24. Beautiful words & beautiful photos!! We can find beauty in ourselves!
    You look lovely!

    Florals&Smiles

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  25. I wish there are more people like you in this world, in this day and time, the world could definitely use more positivity.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  26. Potpuno se slazem i s tobom i s Dostojevskim.

    March and May

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  27. Nice post! Thanks for sharing! :)
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  28. Splendido post, mi piacciono tanto anche le immagini oltre le parole!
    Bacioni,
    Chiara www.mybarr.com

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  29. Slažem se, naravno. Lepota je kompleksna kategorija, a žao mi je što se često vezuje za nešto provšno. Ona je mnogo dublja i moćnija nego što to možda na prvi pogled deluje. Kad smo već kod lepote, to mesto je svakako sinonim za nju. Da mi je da se stvorim tu na kafici pored reke :) Uživala sam i u tekstu, i u fotografijama, a ti si mi preslatka u toj kombinaciji. Taj dugački kardigan je jako zanimljiv i podseća me na jedan moj koji mi se sad nosi ali je ipak hladnjikavo za njega...

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  30. Love this photos <3


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  31. I adore the long cardigan and the boots. Great style by you here in this lovely setting.

    johnbmarine.blogspot.com

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  32. Prelepo opustajuce mesto i jako interesantna odevna kombinacija! Uvek uzivam da vidim nesto drugacije i originalno :-*

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