Flowers are simply so divine.
They add such beauty and inspiration in so many ways in our lives..
Here’s a bit of nature’s beauty to inspire you today, enjoy.
“Miriam – I’ll give you any flowers you want!’ Rhapsodising over the thousand scents of her body, I exclaimed: ‘I’ll grow orchids from your hands, roses from your breasts. You can have magnolias in your hair…!’
‘And in my heart?’
‘In your womb I’ll set a fly-trap!”
― J.G. Ballard, The Unlimited Dream Company
“…You won’t get eternal life by just feeling the presence of God in flowers or music.”
― C.S. Lewis
photos by Mia Sophia
“He told her the flowers in her painting contained exactly the purple substance of the flowers on the desk in front of her […] Let us open the window and see if your painting can entice the butterflies.”
― Sarah Hall, How to Paint a Dead Man
Aiken House and Gardens
“How right it is to love flowers and the greenery of pines and ivy and hawthorn hedges; they have been with us from the very beginning.”
― Vincent van Gogh, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh
“Flowers, after love, must have been the best advert planet Earth had going for it.”
― Matt Haig, The Humans
“Her bedroom window overlooked the garden, and now and then, usually when she was “having a bad spell,” Mr. Helm had seen her stand long hours gazing into the garden, as though what she saw bewitched her. (“When I was a girl,” she had once told a friend, “I was terribly sure trees and flowers were the same as birds or people. That they thought things, and talked among themselves. And we could hear them if we really tried. It was just a matter of emptying your head of all other sounds. Being very quiet and listening very hard. Sometimes I still believe that. But one can never get quiet enough…”)”
― Truman Capote, In Cold Blood