Jon Shinshu Buddhism has the symbol of a Wisteria flower – my new favorite. It is a hanging bushel of threaded blossoms drooping down ‘in humility and compassion’, as the Buddhists see it. Not only did I discover my new favorite flower, but also My new goal destination: Ashikaga Flower Park in Ashikaga, Japan:
I will go here someday.
A few of my favorite words from the Sunday Buddhist service: