Rising from the muddy waters grows the stunningly beautiful and pristine Lotus flower.
While hidden by their large lily pads, these lotus flowers are a symbol of purity and beauty among the Buddhist and Hindu religions. Egyptian scholars witnessed the Lotus flower recede to the murky waters at night, only to be reborn the next morn, bright, fresh, anew.
It would only be appropriate that my footsteps would lead me to Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens this morning. As this week I had a chance to be renewed like the Lotus Flower.
To be reborn like this beautiful flower each morn with purity that leads to enlightenment. It is a gift that I wish each and everyone of you. To have each morning to be a fresh start. A chance to rise above the strife and struggle and stand tall with grace and beauty.