History of the Veil

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Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia states that A veil is an article of clothing or cloth hanging that is intended to cover some part of the head or face, or an object of some significance. It is especially associated with women and sacred objects. 

Something Old, Something New.....

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In terms of weddings, have you ever heard of the saying: Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.  Sounds intriguing but what does it mean?  Theknot.com clearly states that this tradition comes from an Old English rhyme dated back to 1898 ("Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, A Sixpence in your Shoe"), and the four objects that the bride adds to her wedding outfit or carries with her on the big day are just good luck charms

Adding A Little Unity

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The tradition of the Unity candle is a fairly new one.  It is mostly practiced in the United States but is a tradition all over the world.  When a ceremony is held, two taper candles are used, usually by the bride and groom, to light a pillar (unity) candle.  In some ceremonies some couples will light the unity candle during a song that they have chosen that has sentimental value.  Other couples may choose to light the candle while the minister/officiant displays a narrati

Why is Easter associated with bunnies?

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If Easter isn't really about Jesus but about bunnies and eggs then is Easter a pagan festival?  According to the University of Florida's Center for Children's Literature and Culture, the origin of the celebration, and the origin of the Easter bunny, can be traced back to 13th-century, pre-Christian Germany, when people worshiped several gods and goddesses. There was a goddess it seems for each season but this particular one was of spring and fertility, and feasts were held in her honor.

Welcome to my world

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Hello!! And thank youfor stumbling upon this and taking the time to read this. If you don't make it all the way through that's perfectly fine, but if you do, I'd love to hear what you think. I was originally planning on making vlogs (video blogs) about my tarot journey, but i haven't made any videos for a while. But i didn't want my section to remain empty forever, so here i am. So.... how much do you know about tarot? Do you have a favorite deck? Are you planning on learning more about it?


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