Advent Celebrations

For denominations that celebrate Advent, the holiday marks the beginning of the church’s liturgical year. Advent is primarily observed in churches that adhere to an ecclesiastical calendar of liturgical seasons, feasts, memorials, fasts, and holy days. Those churches include Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican / Episcopalian,Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian. The season of Advent is a period of both repentance and celebration. Christians spend time in spiritual preparation for the comingContinue reading “Advent Celebrations”

Seasons Change

Trees and leaves have deep-rooted symbolic meaning in virtually every culture on earth. Forests are the abode of the nature spirits, leprechauns and sasquatches. Forests are a refuge from danger, a source of food and ancient healing roots,  home to wild animals and singing birds. Forests provide us with wood and paper and oxygen. Forests are alive, mysterious and constantlyContinue reading “Seasons Change”

FLOWER MEANINGS: THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS

Who knew flowers had so many different meanings? Can they not just be pretty and smell sweet? I mean some of them even taste good… BUT THEN AGAIN SOME OF THEM WILL KILL YOU OR YOUR CAT! You better learn about your plants and be Smart! Pay attention in school! And watch your children, whenContinue reading “FLOWER MEANINGS: THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS”