Hymn-writer, George Matheson, penned these lyrics in 1882, "I lay in dust life’s glory dead, And from the ground there blossoms red, Life that shall endless be."
Blood Red Blooms is devotional in nature, sorrowful, joyful, painful, and worshipful. It came from a season of uncomfortable transition. Transitioning from old self to new creation. It came from trying to hold fast to that rebirth despite pain and opposition.