The Enchanting Power of a Flower. . .

“A poor man’s roses are a rich man’s gold….”  Patsy Cline

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Have you ever stopped to count the many captivating powers that a flower exudes? How many of us have received a rose, a single flower, or a bouquet of flowers and immediately our senses were stirred not only by feelings of romance, love and friendship but of how a particular flower may resemble us with its charm, stateliness, strength or delicacy?

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A flower freshly blooming may reveal much about our inner beauty as our senses flair to its smell, its touch, and the warmth felt inside of being captivated by its magnificence; and if one listens very closely, a flower may appeal to us as though it is whispering sweet nothings in our ear. Perhaps, a pungent smell of a room full of roses may heighten our sense of taste as well.

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There are times when the whisper of winds beckons to be lifted above concerns and while in deep thought, praying or when kneeling to pick a special flower, we see how it resembles us, transcending from a tiny, infant seed before it lovingly grew. I prefer to believe that we all have a special flower hidden within.

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The many colors a rose may represent is almost endless with red roses being the expression of love and romance, a yellow rose projecting love and friendship, a pink rose may have various meanings, but the one that stands out the most is of being grateful and a white rose may express wishful thoughts and send love from a secret admirer.
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When choosing a flower as a gift, consider the message you desire to communicate. Not only does a carnation represent fascination and divine love, but it is the birth flower for January. Every florist would have information to help send an appropriate expression.

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With Mother’s Day being around the corner on May 12th, special care should be given if choosing a flower for your wife, partner or mother taking in consideration her preference of something very spectacular, a potted plant, a pink enchantment of flowers or a garden mixture of fresh-cut flowers.  My mother had a special gift of working with rose bushes of every nature and they can live for many decades.
th_RoseR_3 The choice of flowers in our vast and marvelous universe is endless. My special flower is a branching sunflower tree and sunflowers are second nature as they grow naturally in my yard.  What is your special flower?

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About thorns4roses

I am passionate about animals, poetry, music, photography & writing. It’s great to be alive & part of a world on the cusp of changing for the better. "Learn to Love with all your heart & accept the unlovable sides. For everyone can Love a rose but only a great heart can include the thorns. . . ." Unknown
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