Almond blossoms signify flourishing hope

Almond blossoms signify flourishing hope. It’s also represent the first flowering tree of Spring season.

Morning has broken with light from the pale gate of sunrise; awakening. Metaphorically.

Vincent van Gogh painted Almond Blossoms to share joy to his newborn nephew, son of Theo and his wife Johanna.

Also, suggesting baby’s named after Theo.

His good intention was to give Theo as a beautiful gift and hang it their bedroom.

I’d much rather that he’d called his boy after Pa, whom I’ve thought about so often these days, than after me, but anyway, as it’s been done now I started right away to make a painting for him, to hang in their bedroom. Large branches of white almond blossom against a blue sky. – van Gogh’s letter to mother. Source

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