The flower may seem like a frivolous decorative part of nature, but it’s essential for plant reproduction. Without both the humble and showy blooms, we would not be able to enjoy most of the fresh foods we eat. Your local park would only have a few trees that can grow without flowering, and life in general would be quite drab and dull. Taking a moment to think about life without flowers can give you a better appreciation for why the flower is such a common religious and spiritual symbol. Among the various roses of celestial love and Snowdrops of forgiveness, there lies a mysterious and ancient symbol known as the Flower of Life.