Such a Beautiful Flower Night Blooming Cereus: From the homeliest of plants comes the 'Princess of the Night', heavily perfumed and lasting but a few brief hours. This one came from a cutting from Dad's mother plant.
The ripples and reflection in the water. "The lotus is a flower that grows in the mud. The thicker and deeper the mud, the more beautiful the lotus blooms." May you live like the lotus: at ease in muddy water!