Yearning for enlightenment
Turn to face the sky
The sunflowers have been washed out this year in some parts of the Cotswolds due to the dreadful wet summer. At Snowshill most of the young plants died as their roots rotted in the rain=soaked earth. But there are still some sunflowers around and I delight in them. The ones in my garden have just come into bloom and they are magnificent.
In Cheltenham ladies College there is a beautiful stained glass window depicting sunflowers ~ in Victorian times they were considered a symbol of faith in God as the sunflowers appear to be turning their heads to face Him.
I painted sunflowers on my summerhouse doors as for me they signify the arrival of Autumn, my favourite season.