“Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.” – Proverb
“Let your intentions be good – embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds – and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve.”
– Grenville Kleiser
The flowers in the images below are from a Christmas bouquet I have. When I read the quote above I felt like it paralleled the Christmas spirit of love, selflessness, and giving. The flowers are Leucadendron. They are of the evergreen family with a cone in the center and leathery petals or leaves.
“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” – Michael J. Fox
A dear friend once sent a hydrangea plant to me. On the note was the statement ” A favorite flower for a favorite friend.”