compassion, collaboration & cooperation iN transistion
PEOPLE HAVE ADORED the SUN
Early on, the relationship was SIMPLE - the SUN gave light and heat, and we gave thanks.
As our awareness of the world became greater, we began to cherish the SUN for the ways
it affected us - for rays of sunshine that give LIFE to OUR PLANET and our spirits; for
the dawns and twilights that calm and mystify; for summer harvests, and finally, for the
awesome reality of the SUN's POWER. Expressions of reverence and joy grew more
elaborate as time went on. The ARTS evolved, and time and again many of the greatest
poets, painters, writers, and musicians have lifted their eyes upward for inspiration.
to the SUN in the form of flowers. Gracefully
stretching and unfolding in brilliant hues, ever
turning their delicate blossoms towards the
greatest source of light- flowers seek the SUN
and flourish in its rays. Perhaps NATURE's best
paean to the SUN is the flower that so closely
resembles it - THE SUNFLOWER.
The sunflower stands as a monument to the
vital connection between the SUN and EARTH,
rising majestically from the brown earth,
towering over fields at heights of six feet or
more, thick-stemmed and brilliant gold. Is it
any wonder that we delight in a meadow of sunflowers, or a radiant bouquet?
Like sunflowers, we seek the SUN, delight in its warmth, and welcome its
So read the Introduction SUNFLOWERS
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