Sunday, November 9, 2008

Today's Flower # 2- a White Rose means...



White roses can mean many things to different people. The white rose glorifies a love that is unaware of the temptations of the flesh and resides only in the soul. As opposed to the red rose that speaks of passionate promises, the meaning of a white rose is in its simplicity and pristine purity.

Sometimes called "the flower of light", one of the meanings of white roses is everlasting love - love stronger than death, an eternal love, undying and all sustaining. White rose speaks of a love that is sustained more by loyalty, reverence and humility than by red-blooded passion. So, in its capacity to worship someone till death, the meaning of a white rose is unchanging loyalty that endures beyond all else.

The first white roses i got was given to me by my boyfriend who eventually became my husband. If you'd like to join Today's Flowers, just visit the site.

14 comments:

Denise said...

A beautiful white rose, and a lovely photo.

ChrissyM said...

what a lovely photo and great story. Thanks for sharing!

marLou said...

Oh so romantic! Lovely how you shot it.

msdewberry said...

Beautiful!!

dot said...

Beautiful white rose and interesting facts about it.

fishing guy said...

Mellissa: What a neat story and pretty captured.

Aisha said...

Such a beautiful post, Mel. I love how you took the shot of the white rose. Beautiful!

Mckay K said...

I will always think of this blog when I see a white rose. Thanks for the photo and the information.

Paz said...

i love the name of the flower. Beautiful flower shot.

paz

Napaboaniya said...

Gorgeous white rose. A beautiful well taken shot :)

Arija said...

Lovely white rose, it also means purity and chastity.

arleena said...

White rose, so beautiful.

david santos said...

Wonderful!!!
Lovely white rose! Congrats!!!
Have a nice week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2sweetnsaxy said...

White roses do have a special purity all their own. :-)