Gladiolus is the flower for the month of August. Gladiolus flowers represent strength and the ability to overcome obstacles. They bloom in a variety of colors, like red, pink, white, yellow, and orange.
Anything that symbolizes strength can help you become more empowered. Empowerment is a key element in gaining confidence to overcome challenges on our spiritual path. Use the magick of the gladiolus to move forward after the lesson of the challenge or difficulty has been learned. While holding the flower, chant these words:
May the beauty and strength of
Say the words as many times as needed until you feel your inner strength rise and you have the confidence to move past the difficulty in your life.