Daffodils for Dharma

Through the loss of a childhood dream, I learned to find beauty in grief.

Photo by Beth Jnr on Unsplash

Every spring, daffodils come bursting through the cold, hard dirt of winter to reveal their yellow flowers like long-awaited sunshine after the snow. They are so irresistibly beautiful that the scientific name for wild daffodils, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, references the Greek myth of the man who fell in…