Forum: The Language of Flowers
An elaborate symbolism of flowers was developed in the Renaissance. Many know the lily in paintings of the Virgin Mary symbolizes purity. Ophelia tells us about the heartbreak of her romance with Hamlet by describing flowers. Victorians went overboard. Today brides can send messages by the choice of flowers in their wedding bouquet. Parishioner Warren Clark explored how flowers declare the glory of God – and so many other things. Here's his presentation.