National Love Our Children Day – Okay really, do we really need a national day for loving our children? Yet, there is a holiday just for that! However, the holiday isn’t what we think …it is a day to help focus on the prevention of child abuse and violence.
National Walking Day – A day to get moving and walk. This day is now called Move More Day! This day is part of the American Heart Association to help get people up and moving and walking to good health. #NationalWalkingDay #MoveMore
Sweating Blood Prayer, an earnest prayer that Jesus prayed. When is last time you prayed like Jesus? I mean hard earnest prayer, a prayer where the blood sweat prayer. A hard deep prayer like Jesus did in the Mount of Olives before He was Crucified. He prayed so hard he sweated blood! Don’t just let Easter time remind you of this type of prayer, but let it be in your heart all the time. For this is a deep earnest burden type of prayer.
Eiffel Tower Day – A Day that commemorates the opening of the Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) in 1889 for the World’s Fair. Remind me of the Knoxville Sunsphere. Learn more about this famous tower in France. (Jour de la Tour Eiffel – Fréquentation de la tour Eiffel) #EiffelTowerDay #EiffelTower #TourEiffel
National Make Up Your Own Holiday Day – Today is a holiday for you to make up your own holiday. As you know I have been blogging about all kinds of holidays, now you can make one of your own. So that is just what I did … Find out about the holiday I made up! #MakeUpYourOwnHolidayDay
World Down Syndrome Day Wear Odd Socks – Time to wear odd socks and help raise awareness of Down Syndrome. #JohnsCrazySocks #LotsofSocks #WDSD19
So what is St. Patrick’s Day? Did you know it was a Christian Holiday? Who is St. Patrick, what is the shamrock and why the color green and more … #StPatrick #StPatricksDay #Green #SaintPatrick #SaintPatricksDay
National Ag Day (National Agriculture Day) – Organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA). This day started in 1973 as a way to increase public awareness of agriculture’s role in society. National Ag Day is held annually. Not sure which day is picked for each year. But, 2018 it is March … #AgDay #NationalAgDay
Why does the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? – March 17 is a special day for people of Irish heritage and other celebrants across the globe. Each year, millions of people pay homage to St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, with parades, parties and religious services. Celebrations occur even though many celebrants may know little about this legendary saint.
National Workplace Napping Day – A day set aside for napping at work! What? I wouldn’t recommend that, but here is the info about that day. Napping Day a day to take a siesta and relax because we lost an hour sleep from time change. #NationalWorkplaceNappingDay #WorkplaceNappingDay #NationalNappingDay #NappingDay
Don’t mistake a shamrock for any old clover – Much like New York City’s Empire State Building or Egypt’s great pyramids are in their respective countries, the shamrock is an icon in Ireland that has grown to symbolize Irish heritage and culture. Many products, sports teams and businesses with ties to Ireland feature shamrocks in their logos
Dress In Blue Day a day to wear blue to raise colon cancer awareness. This movement came from the Colon Cancer Alliance and for everyone to wear blue this one day of the month to help raise awareness for colon cancer. #ColonCancer #Blue #DressInBlueDay #BlueDay #ColonCancerAwareness #Colorectalcancer
It’s that time again! Time to SPRING AHEAD! or Spring Forward however you want to look at it. Basically for most of us we set our clocks ahead an hour before we go to bed. If we don’t we may be late for church or even work. #timechange #daylightsavingtime #springahead #ChangeBattery #ChangeClock
The meaning behind popular St. Patrick’s Day symbols. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that is quite rich in traditional symbolism. Even though many of these symbols are familiar and even celebrated, people may not know the full meaning behind their usage. #StPatricksDay
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. Also known as Day of Ashes. This day is marked with services of penitence (fasting and repentance). Celebrated by many Christian faiths including Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Roman Catholics. #AshWednesday #DayofAshes
Mardi Gras is best known as a raucous event that takes place in New Orleans, LA and other areas around the world in January and February. Fat Tuesday, the final day of Mardi Gras, can occur in March depending on the calendar year and how it corresponds to the Christian liturgical calendar. While Mardi Gras may be legendary for scantily clad costumes, delicious food, overflowing spirits, and many acts of debauchery. Many people — particularly non-Christians — may not know what the celebration is truly all about. #MardiGras #FatTuesday #ShroveTuesday