Sunflower: Happiness: The
sunflower conjures the sun- the principal symbol of life and joy. The poppy is a bright emblem of imagination
and pleasure. Wildflowers are lighthearted and free.
Dove:Goodwill: The dove symbolizes peace to many
cultures. To Hindus, the dove represents
freedom of the spirit and in ancient Greece, it meant love. Christianity shows the dove with an olive
branch signifying peace. The dove
carries berries and leaves to express universal goodwill.
Autumn: Hope: Autumn is the season of preparation for
renewal and rebirth. The Celts believed
the acorn was the essences of life and immortality. The dandelion represents faithfulness and
happiness; its puffball (or dandelion seeds) clown into the wind by nature and
countless children, spread new life and wishes for the future.
of Life: Butterflies go through several
life stages by live briefly, serving as a poignant metaphor for life, death and
rebirth. The Butterflies shown here are
the California Sister (dark one) and the Great Spangled Fritillary (the orange
and black one)
Balloons:Celebration: Balloons and confetti released into the air
and thrown about show the liberation of the soul and feeling of triumph.
Angels have existed as a divine messenger in the beliefs of many cultures: the
ancient Samarians, Babylonians, Egyptians, the Greeks and Romans. In
Christianity, they serve as protectors and guides to humans through all life's
challenges and beyond.