Sunday, April 4, 2010

Life Celebrations

Today we celebrate the ancient tradition of “Eostra”. It began as the pre-Christian festival of spring and fertility – the rebirth of life after winter. The rabbit and egg were classic symbols of fertility and new life used to honor the Vernal Equinox by many different cultures.

Traveling to other countries I have been fascinated to discover a common thread – the ancient origins of the traditions we practice now. One of the most striking examples was in Ireland at the Hill of Tara and Newgrange. At these beautiful and sacred sites you will see both Pagan and Christian beliefs honored. Respect for all is a true celebration of life.

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