Posts Tagged ‘Winter’

  • On Light, Darkness, December — And Fighting For Your Ideas

    December 25th, 2019 | Christmas | journalpulp | No Comments

    Relentlessly Optimistic¬† Her parents had never meant to mistreat her. On the contrary, they’d always meant to love her — and they did love her. But Stephanie, the youngest of four, had come unexpectedly and somewhat late in their lives, and on top of that, she was sickly and accident-prone, susceptible to mishaps.¬† She was […]

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  • Of Easter, Eggs, Ovulation, Bunny Rabbits, and the Resurrection of Christ

    Of Easter, Eggs, Ovulation, Bunny Rabbits, and the Resurrection of Christ

    March 30th, 2013 | Easter | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    [The following is a repost:] A reader writes: Dear Sir: Why do rabbits and eggs represent Easter, which also celebrates the resurrection of Christ? — Peter Dear Peter: Easter primarily represents the advent of springtime, just as Christ’s resurrection does. The Old-English word Eastre derives from an Anglo-Saxon Pagan goddess named Eostre, about whom very […]

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  • Of Easter, Ovulation, Eggs, Rabbits, And The Resurrection

    Of Easter, Ovulation, Eggs, Rabbits, And The Resurrection

    April 6th, 2012 | Easter | journalpulp | 8 Comments

    A reader writes: Dear Sir: Why do rabbits and eggs represent Easter, which also celebrates the resurrection of Christ? — Peter Dear Peter: Easter primarily represents the advent of springtime, just as Christ’s resurrection does. The Old-English word Eastre derives from an Anglo-Saxon Pagan goddess named Eostre, about whom very little is known. What we […]

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