Jones, Sam
November 2009
American Rose;2009Annual, p114
The article discusses the role of roses in uplifting the spirits of human beings. It relates the role of roses in bringing smiles and warm feelings, as well as comforting the people who are hurting or who are ill. It discusses roses as a symbol of solemnity and spirituality and their use in churches and synagogues. It emphasizes the importance of patience in growing roses. Information is presented on the role of roses in teaching gardeners about endurance, faithfulness and in building their characters.


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