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A MOST JOYOUS AND BLESSED EASTER TO YOU!!!
Begun as a wildflower from Persia, the tulip, cultivated for centuries by the Turks, is said to derive its name from the Turkish word for turban. According to a Persian legend, the tulip arose from the drops of blood that was shed by a lover and thus became a symbol of avowed love. How fitting for today's joyous holiday that celebrates a most selfless love of our God for us!
The composition of this work was inspired by my friend Sharon (Dubonnet) and the colors inspired by my recent trip to Duke Gardens. Thank YOU, Sharon, for the inspiration!!! Please stop by her flickr stream for some INCREDIBLE captures of luscioius flowers and much more! www.flickr.com/photos/dubonnet/6845238664/in/faves-linfrye/
Today is also a celebration of new life --- and we learned that we are to be grandparents once again! My son, Mike and his wife, Brittney, are expecting a child!
What an exciting time! Spring -- new life -- renewal - love --
Sunday, April 08, 2012
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