The Harp – Over the years, shamrocks and the famed Tricolour have become symbols of the Emerald Isle. But when celebrating Irish history or planning St. Patrick’s Day festivities, celebrants should not overlook the important role the harp has played in Ireland for centuries. Even the Bible mentions the harp.
The significance of Croagh Patrick – Croagh Patrick is significant in Irish history because it was both a place of worship predating the arrival of Christianity in the country, but also the place St. Patrick was purported to have completed a 40-day Lenten ritual in the 5th century.
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
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
Invisibility, leprechauns and national pride tied to wearing green – Part of what makes celebrating St. Patrick’s Day so enjoyable is the scores of traditions surrounding the holiday. The month of March ushers in parades, festive foods, lively music, and as much green attire as a person can handle.
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
Kindness is a language the blind can see and the deaf can hear – Kindness can be seen and heard by everyone regardless if they are blind or deaf. #Kindness #Blind #Deaf
A church that wants a better pastor can get one by praying for him – Prayer works and we ought to be praying for the pastor or pastors at our church.
People see God every day they just do not recognize Him – We are made in the image of God, that is the likeness of God. Want to know what God looks like then look at each other!
‘Evelyn’s Law’ advances in Tennessee General Assembly that would penalize parents who don’t report a child missing in a timely manner
‘Evelyn’s Law’ advances in Tennessee General Assembly that would penalize parents who don’t report a child missing in a timely manner #EvelynBoswellsLaw #EvelynBoswell