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Blog 2017-04-19 Gorse for Hope - Giant's Causeway March-2017

Yellow is such an optimistic and hopeful colour. It’s therefore no coincidence that after the grey miserable days of late winter, Nature blesses us in early spring with plenty of yellows on her landscapes. Golden crocuses, fluttering daffodils, tufted dandelions, cheeky kerria japonica, delicate forsythia, and striking gorse.

I took the above photograph of gorse recently at the Giant’s Causeway, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.  

Dr Edward Bach chose Gorse as his flower of hope.

When all hope seems lost, when we choose to give up rather than fight, when life has lost its vitality, Gorse essence can inject some optimism and hope back into life. It’s like a ray of sunshine in an otherwise grey day.   

Our emotional and mental makeup plays such a big part in our healing, and hope is one of those bright beacons in life that makes all the difference between giving up and having a reason to get up in the morning.

Hope and optimism raise our vibration, thus helping to improve our overall wellbeing at all levels.