Definitions: (1) passionate service to a career or ideal; self-dedication <the artist’s devotion to her talent>; (2) very faithful to a religious belief; worshipful; (3) sincere; earnest; fervent; heartfelt

Synonyms: holy; reverent

Quote: The waving of a pine tree on the top of a mountain – a magic wand in Nature’s hand – every devout mountaineer knows its power. And also the marvelous beauty value of what the Scotch call a breckan in a still dell: what poetry this sings. — John Muir (1838-1914) Scottish-born American naturalist

Symbol: alstroemeria flowers