Dogwood

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Flowering trees make beautiful arrangements and are great to add height. My favorite is the dogwood tree, which can be pink or white. Amazingly, these trees bloom very near Easter every year. They are rich in symbolism. With their cross shape and red tipped edges, the story of the Gospel is proclaimed during Holy Week.

Praise the Lord from the heavens;
Praise Him in the heights!
Praise Him, all His angels;
Praise Him, all His hosts!
Praise Him, sun and moon;
Praise Him, all you stars of light!
Praise Him, you heavens of heavens,
And you waters above the heavens!

Let them praise the name of the Lord,
For He commanded and they were created.
He also established them forever and ever;
He made a decree which shall not pass away.

-Psalm 148:1-6

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