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Lily of the Valley

Suzanne means Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley

Psalm 103:15

"The life of mortals is like grass, they flourish like a flower of the field."

What is the Lily of the Valley? There are several meanings. It is mentioned fifteen times in fifteen different versus in the bible. It's mentioned eight times in Song of Songs. Lily of the Valley symbolizes the virgin Mary and Christ's birth, meaning a picture of purity.

Revelations 3:4

"The bride of the lamb will be clothed in white."

Christian legend says that the Lily of the Valley sprang from the ground when the weeping virgin Mary during the crucifixion of Jesus. Other etiologies have the Lily of the Valley coming from being Eve's tears afters she was driven with Adam from the Garden of Eden. Lily of the Valley symbolizes the sign of Christ's second coming.

Lily of the Valley, a flower of the field, is a sweet scented highly poisonous woodland flowering plant that is native throughout cool temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere in Asia and Europe. Other names for this flower are May Bells, Our Lady's Tears, and Mary's tears.

Growing in the late spring or early March, in the colors of white and rarely it is pink. It contains small orange to red berries. And the butterflies eat off this flower.

The French celebrate May the 1st as Lily of the Valley Day. The French name is Muguet, which the French use in some of their perfumes. The fragrance of the flower was thought to attract mammal sperm. A 2012 study demonstrated, instead that at high concentration, bourgeonal irritated the role of progesterone in stimulating sperm to swim, a process unrelated to odor reception. In Germany, they give the flower as a gift to people they love, meaning a gift from the heart.

In the language of flowers, the Lily of the Valley signifies the return of happiness. It is said to bring luck in love. Belongs to the asparagus family. The flower is sweet, but not always friendly.

In World War I, it was used in combat gas poisoning. It has been used to treat heart disorders, epilepsy, and skin burns. Also used to restore a lost voice, help with faintness, good for the liver, and helped with dropsy.

The flower is connected with motherhood. Associated with the mythological Queen of Heaven. Symbolizes for forever love, delicate, simple elegance, and dreamy. The plant spiritual meaning is mental powers, happiness, protection, breaking love spells, sorrow, danger, caution, deadly beauty, and associated with death.

Lily of the Valley also means Suzanne. Interesting enough it really fits. Suzanne is spiritually intense, who can sting or charm.

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