A Walk through the Garden

Image by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB. All rights reserved.

The Lavender plant and its flower represent love and devotion. Lavender flowers are also associated with purity, silence, and caution. The leaves from a Maple tree symbolize “to be reserved.”

Many of our saints were filled with those qualities. What a lovely reminder of their lives, spoken in the language of flowers, as we approach the celebrations of All Saints and All Souls.

"Thank you, Margaret. With all the ugliness that's happening right now, some up-close beauty from ..."

Decompressing; Photos in a Garden
"This is a haunting and beautiful piece. Thank you, Margaret."

Mercy and Full Moon Crosses
"Beautiful, Margaret. Thank you."

The Epiphany and the Gift of ..."

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