Living in a world of diverse cultures, beliefs and norms, we all draw inspiration from different things. While some are inspired by music, some others are inspired by reading or the actions of individuals they look up to. Yet, a host of people are inspired by items like flowers, perfumes etc. When it comes to items that inspire, the most popular flower in the world ‘Rose’ is a huge source of inspiration for many. Rose is attractive and has a very beautiful fragrance. More so, it comes in a variety of colours, with varying symbolisms and wonderful stories to tell. Though roses are not as popular in our clime as they are in some others, let roses inspire you to make someone special, especially as we get into the month of love.
According to research, this colour of rose inspires peace and is associated with new beginnings, respect and hope for the future. History shows that the white rose symbolizes innocence and purity and has become associated with weddings and bridal bouquets. It also symbolizes truth and reverence, conveying a message of loyalty and worthiness. It can also convey sympathy or humility. So, offering a white rose is perfectly in order, most especially when you want to honor a friend or loved one in recognition of a new beginning.
Love is a beautiful feeling, and research has shown that a bouquet of red roses is just the perfect way to declare someone’s feeling for another. It conveys deep emotions like love and desire. Also, it connotes or can be used to portray admiration and respect. The red rose is associated with several celebrations like Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, weddings etc. It inspires passion, desire and love, above all.
According to experts, the yellow rose is a perfect way to lift spirits and send a general wish for well-being. It expresses cheerfulness and induces a sunny feeling of joy and warmth. It symbolizes friendship and caring, which is all purely platonic emotions. Everyone needs his or her spirit lifted with a sense of being cared for, and you just might be doing that by gifting a bouquet of yellow rose.
It you want to convey gentleness, femininity, elegance and refinement, the pink rose is just what you need. It is also known to convey feelings of gratitude, appreciation, grace, admiration and happiness. Louder than words could speak, the pink rose would easily pass the message if your aim is to make your voice heard along these themes.
The purple or lilac rose is a great Valentine flower. Associated with desire, it conveys a message of love at first sight. It is sometimes perceived as a bit mystical, and has symbolism connected with enchantment.
Considering these different ways that rose inspire us as human beings, it is easy for anyone to make that bold statement and make a difference in the life of another. All you need do is get a bit creative. In doing this, let the rose, and its allure, get you started.