The Rose of Love

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The Rose

In Greek Mythology Aphrodite was asked to provide the name for this loveliest of all flowers. She gave the name of rose in honor of her son Eros, the Greek god of Love. By taking the first letter “e” and having it come after the “s” in his name you get – rose. An excellent tale, but for whatever the reason, the rose is considered the flower of love.

Roses are many millions of years old. They are beautiful flowers and come in many colors, shades and hues. There are thousands of varieties. But a rose … is a rose … is a rose and the eternal symbol of love!

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  “The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.” unknown

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“If you stand in front of a mirror with 11 roses, you’ll see 12 of the most beautiful things in the world.”  unknown

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What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare

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And for all women around the world,
a final photograph of the perfect roses …
 

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… Chocolate Ones!

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Much love to all,

~ Penny

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