Consider the lilies, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; yet I say unto you, Even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. – Luke 12:27
The first flowers I saw were the purple irises. A gorgeous flower and a favorite of a dear friend who loved the place. How appropriate. I could not get enough of them during a recent visit to Longwood Gardens, PA.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Irises (one thing is that the purple iris stands for wisdom – and my friend was one of the wisest women I have been privileged to know.)