Posts Tagged ‘spring’

  • “There is nothing greater than life” — Voltaire

    December 22nd, 2023 | Poetry, Winter Solstice | journalpulp | No Comments

    Spring Nothing is so beautiful as Spring – When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring The ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing; The glassy peartree leaves and blooms, they brush The descending […]

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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 also, symbolically. The Old-English word Eastre derives from an Anglo-Saxon Pagan goddess named Eostre, about […]

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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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