TITLE

His Mysterious Ways

AUTHOR(S)
Whittington, Sally
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Guideposts;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author recounts an experience seeing the dead gardenia plant she had stuffed in a dark corner of a bathroom bloomed into a perfect white gardenia. She had hoped of cultivating a white gardenia, her mother's favorite flower, to help her get through the grief of her passing. She follows a Mother's Day tradition of wearing a red flower if one's mother is alive and a white one if she is not.
ACCESSION #
24977412

 

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