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RMW

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Easter 2023
« on: April 07, 2023, 06:46:48 pm »


Old English Easterdæg, from Eastre (Northumbrian Eostre), from Proto-Germanic *austron-, "dawn," also the name of a goddess of fertility and spring, perhaps originally of sunrise, whose feast was celebrated at the spring equinox, from *aust-"east, toward the sunrise" (compare east), from PIE root *aus- (1) "to shine," especially of the dawn.
Bede says Anglo-Saxon Christians adopted her name and many of the celebratory practices for their Mass of Christ's resurrection. Almost all neighboring languages use a variant of Latin Pascha to name this holiday (see paschal).


It's spring in this southern marsh. It's Easter.
It's a holiday more ecumenical than most.
In peace I wish you all a good one.
Richard
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Re: Easter 2023
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2023, 02:11:03 pm »

Happy Easter, Richard.

I can feel the moisture & humidity in that image.

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Re: Easter 2023
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2023, 05:47:58 am »

Happy Easter, Richard.

I can feel the moisture & humidity in that image.

Well said…

Happy Easter too.
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