a rose

“You learn to speak by speaking, 
to study by studying, 
to run by running, 
to work by working; 
in just the same way, 
you learn to love by loving.”

St. Francis De Sales 
(1567 – 1622)

 A simple turn of phrase proves to be true.

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”

Shakespeare (1564 – 1616)

12/17/13 backyard peach colored rose

Odd how both these men were living in the same era.  One was an actor, poet and playwright, the other a bishop, saint and mystical writer.

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