Lily (White Lily in full bloom) Derived from the Greek word “leiron;” ancient Greeks believed it sprouted from the milk of Hera. May birth flower, 30th wedding anniversary flower; White symbolize chastity and virtue. Peruvian (alstroemeria), represent friendship and devotion, white stargazer lilies express sympathy and pink stargazer lilies represent wealth/prosperity; symbolize that the soul of the departed has received restored innocence after death.
Sex Wars: How Do Women and Men REALLY Feel About Each Other? (Part Three) i.e. Greek myth of Narcissus and Echo -and - Grimm's fairy tale Little Briar Rose (Part 1 http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evil-deeds/200805/sex-wars-how-do-women-and-men-really-feel-about-each-other-part-one - and Part 2 http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evil-deeds/200805/sex-wars-how-do-women-and-men-really-feel-about-each-other-part-two )