Happy Easter!

The name Easter comes from the name Eastre, an ancient Anglo-Saxon goddess, originally of the dawn, represented by the rabbit.

Image
Where the cross is representative of the crucifixion of Christ (which Christians believe is Christ’s self sacrifice in saviour of people from their sins, and therefore representative of Christianity), the egg is representative of his reincarnation (rebirth), celebrated as Easter on a Sunday after Lent.

Lent is the vegan fasting period of Christians, which is around 40 days, representative of the duration that Christ fasted in the desert. It is a time of prayer, abstinence, and fasting.

Mardi Gras (Spanish for Fat Tuesday) is right before Lent to let loose (and go wild lOlz).

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent where ash is rubbed on the forehead, representative of the notion that man is but dust.

Send some Easter cards via http://www.care2.com/send/Easter-Cards.html 8]

MoWrOw’s News&Funz BLARG!!! (TM)
Connect to me @ MoWrOw.com 8]

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Happy Easter!

  1. Happy Easter MowRow!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s