What's In A Name?
Ah Yes. I know this question well! Act 2 Scene 2 Romeo & Juliet. "That by which you call a rose, by any other name would be as sweet." True. Yet words have power. They serve as doorways to cultural understanding. When seen as symbols, they can become portals to deeper awareness. For example, the word rose can be a simple red flower. On another occasion a rose can be an ethereal experience of love beyond the limitations of time. The possibilities between a perceiver and that w