Garden of Leavened Heart
Henry Fords wife, Clara Ford, developed this "Garden of the Leavened Heart" in 1938 as a physical symbol of prayer. To "leaven" means to permeate with a transforming element. Just as bees transform medicinal herbs into sweet honey, so in life when the heart is leavened with compassion, it becomes full of joy. If moved to the center, the combined shapes in the garden would from a perfect circle.
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