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The History of Easter Eggs!

It’s common knowledge that Easter is a Christian celebration of Christ’s rising, but this holiday also has pagan origins. Where did the colored eggs, cute little bunnies, baby chicks, leg of lamb dinners, and lilies come from? 431 more words


Happy Easter.... Good Friday April 18 2014: Easter Sunday April 20 2014

SGC Admin: Easter is a Christian celebration and observation.

Jesus Christ was crucified on Good Friday and rose from the dead on Easter Sunday… … 504 more words

Bits And Pieces

Easter (Ostara) Holidays in the Landscape.

Easter Holidays in the Irish Landscape
Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Easter (Ostara)

Easter to many Christians marks a religious holiday and the two weeks around Easter weekend is traditionally a Holiday time. 94 more words

Nigel Borrington

Ostara, and Other Revelations

Spring has been unfolding in bouts of rain and sunshine. Ostara itself dawned grey in a week of tentative, chilly sunlight, a busy day in a month of frantic movement. 578 more words

Happy Easter, Eostre, Ostara!

Our  ol’ German cousins like to show us a thing or two about how to celebrate with beauty and symbolism.  As well as those pretty and nostalgic decorations at Yuletide, the origins of… 237 more words


New beginnings

We are somewhere between the Ostara (spring equinox) and Beltane (the festival of fire and beginning of summer) and we are immersed in the new. Here in the Northern hemisphere it is Spring. 226 more words

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