Resilient Iris – What’s in the Name?

The following highlights its metaphoric richness:

  • Iris is a showy spring flower. It defines women well – women like to be showy.
  • Iris is a spring flower – typifying new beginnings.
  • It has underground roots – they spread. If snipped off at one spot, other off-shoots develop.
  • As women, we have an ability to not only survive but also triumph despite the harshness we all too often encounter.
  • As women we have a resilience like the iris, and by tapping our inner courage and vitality, we manage to overcome adversity and reveal our beauty and durability.
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