His Mysterious Ways

Whittington, Sally
May 2007
Guideposts;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p61
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.


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