Last week, I posted about the budding New Dawn rose in my front garden, and how meaningful a plant it is for me.  Below are photos of the rose as it climbs to its full-bloom glory.  As you gaze, maybe you’ll be as moved as I was by this comment from a Fresh Living reader:

“Let every flower bloom come by its own season,for it is or by the timing of the season can we see the natural beauty of the flower, the color, the appearance, the art, and the essence of that flower truly shows when it naturally blooms.”

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