"Her hand fell out of mine, and the light of her eyes faded, I held on to her rocking back and forth sobbing like never before. Her face, at peace. Eventually James Monroe and Leonard Greer came to pull me away" -A.
Buddhist Lotus Flower (Padma) According to Buddhist principles, the heart of a person who has not attained enlightenment is the embodiement of a lotus that has not blossomed yet. Once enlightenment has been reached their heart becomes a lotus in bloom.