Theme for June: Spirit of Summer 2

Ikebana

(Photo: Rodrigo Emilio Solano-Quesnel, Ottawa 2017)

Article – Ikebana: An Ancient Art of Complex Simplicity

This article tells one student’s story of learning the paradoxical beauty of Ikebana flower arranging.

https://www.thestar.com/life/homes/outdoor_living/2009/05/23/ikebana_an_ancient_art_of_complex_simplicity.html

Video – How It’s Made – Fireworks

The bouquets of fire we often see around summer holidays have a story of their own – here’s part of it!

Featured Unitarian – Rev. Wendy Luella Perkins

The Beauty Blessing we sang at our Flower Communion is one of the many originals by Rev. Wendy Luella Perkins, a community minister in Kingston, Ontario.

You can see some of her work here:
http://www.wendyluellaperkins.com/index.php