Friday, January 18, 2019

Delightful Daffodils

Wishing you all a delightful day and may your heart be filled with wonder.

Delightful Daffodils - The daffodil symbolizes rebirth and new beginnings and has become synonymous with spring. The daffodil is also a sign of winter’s end.

The Latin name for daffodil is Narcissus. It is believed to be named after the son of the river god from Greek mythology. Narcissus was
celebrated for his beauty, but he was arrogant. The goddess Nemesis noticed this and lured him to a pool where he fell in love with his own reflection.

Some sources say while he was staring at his reflection nymphs transformed him into a narcissus flower to get revenge for how he
treated them. Others think he drowned trying to capture his reflection, and the flowers growing along the riverbed were named after him. Some even liken the nodding heads of daffodil flowers to Narcissus bending down and gazing at his

Daffodils are also valued in China. They bloom around Chinese New Year, and symbolize good luck, prosperity, and good fortune.

Daffodils are often given on ten year wedding anniversaries to mean joy, cheerfulness, and happiness.

Symmetry is another manifestation of the balance of Yin and Yang, of the unimpeded flow of ch'i

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