Smile Power- Give anything with a smile and notice what happens- give with flowers and a smile and notice even more-Part 5

Beloved Flower Lover,

Flower power

We use flowers as a sort of stock piling of all of that wonderful energy. Stock piling the nourishment of the smile.

Dismissing them as irrelevant is a bit like dismissing a nourish drink Adding fresh flower as a companion in our lives adds in helping in sustaining the commitment to creativity.

Adding the flower to the smile and the words of ‘I am glad that…..’ Is indeed an act of reclaiming the power of committing to fulfilling your life according to our brightest future?

Giving and receiving flowers with a smile sees us creating invisibly without even noticing. We live in an inside out world. Flowers help us think about how and why we react to it things from the outside. Did we like the way we responded to giving or receiving flowers if not, we can create a new in any moment and we can remember that the commitment within the creative force that is in us. It’s part of our essential nature and we respect it.

Flowers and the eve of the Winter Solstice

It’s the eve of the Winter solstice, the most auspicious time in our calendars. A time when we go to a place where it’s peaceful. We sleep loads and wrap up in the comfort of knowing that coming back from our deep sleep will see the bright sun return.

We know it’s a quiet time.

A still time.

A time for the dark to envelop us as think about what sustains our life.

Peace and love.

We allow those energies to teach us about our how we can act differently in the coming futures.

Yes, we know lots of people are rushing around

If you can we invite you to close your eyes. Notice your breathe coming an end and it return. With a smile. So we return


We see flowers as a reflection of that creative self.

We look at the beauty of the flower we work with and consider how they come from a place of nothing, into form and that we are returning to that place right now.

So we can come back again refreshed, renewed and reborn from that deepest place that makes us smile

There is place where we fall back into within the winter solstice. It’s a place at the end of our thoughts, when we hang out in the space of creativity. With a smile.

What comes to mind comes from a deeper place of mind. That which that knows how to be happy. That is firmly committed to that. Peace, Joy, happiness.

Flowers are the creative force in form and we can use them to remind us about that space which brings the formless into form. To get to the point where we can say ta dah

So in closing. We would love to hear how the power of the smile and the power of the flower have combined in your lives.

Please enjoy the Winter Solstice- our natural time for rebirth.

The Team,

TheLondonFlowerLover silver grey pearl basket and white roses

The London Flower Lover

p.s The December Winter solstice happens at the same instant for all of us, everywhere on Earth. This year the solstice occurs on Wednesday December 21st at 10:44 GMT (Universal time).

The winter solstice happens every year when the Sun reaches its most southerly declination of -23.5 degrees. In other words, when the North Pole is tilted furthest – 23.5 degrees – away from the Sun, delivering the fewest hours of sunlight of the year. Use its stillness to recommit to your ideal self image-one where you are smiling with peace, joy, and happiness for all!




IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t give way to hating, And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise: If you can dream – and not make dreams your master; If you can think – and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools, Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken, And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools: If you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss, And lose, and start again at your beginnings And never breathe a word about your loss; If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they are gone, And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’ If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, ‘ Or walk with Kings – nor lose the common touch, if neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you, If all men count with you, but none too much; If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!

Rudyard Kipling


About Thelondonflowerlover

Welcome to The London Flower Lover. We are florists who create floral collections to tell your real life story. With colour and texture, we take floristry into an entirely new direction based on the challenges and joys of your life. Offering what we call 'heart based floristry' we use style, fashion, and life situations and merge them with heart based lifestyle support. This inspiring blend creates so much more for those who love flowers. Using flowers in the traditional way of course, but always using flowers to open up a floralicious conversation about relationships of all kinds. We are a sort of work in progress of compassionately confirming how we are already on the inside, the love we want to see out in the world. That is mission of The London Flower Lover. So saying yes to recognising that is at the heart of this blog and using flowers to honour that inner world is how we use the beauty of giving and receiving flowers. This blog is your blog. It's as much about cultivating your heart, as it is about enjoying the physical beauty of flowers. It offers story, poems and video to reflect the life you actually live whilst showing beautifully inspiring collections of flower designs. Hand-tied bouquets, arrangements and more. All this with sought after tips from well established experts on how to keep a happy heart. This is what makes The London Flower Lover unique and magical. Yes, and that's how we make the difference that we do. When life looks, feels, or sounds challenging, we offer a sanctuary that you may dip into. A well of refreshment and strength that you may draw from. Sharing what others have found to be successful ways of being happy in the face of challenges, whilst letting flowers do the talking when we have no other way to interpret what is going on. Use flowers to help you re-discover, reveal and remember how you can still be despite challenges. Use flowers to celebrate and to embody the possibility of your heart felt desire, fulfilled. Use flowers in your life, to remind you of the beauty of your life. Use The London Flower Lover today. We invite you to stay curious in this floral universe as you explore the love in the heart. This is a floralicious world.
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