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February Has A HeartAccording to http://symboliccreations.com/Heart.htm "The heart symbol, known today throughout the western world as the symbol for love and affection, has actually been has been evolving both in shape and meaning for thousands of years.February Has A Heart by Colliemom
The shape is thought to be a combination of ideograms. It incorporates the symbols for fire or flight from the middle ages along with its equivalent counterpart from the open sign structures. It then combines the symbol for togetherness to form the modern icon.
Historically, the meaning of the heart symbol grew from its use as a religious icon. Ancient Egyptians called the heart symbol Ieb, believing it was the center of all consciousness, the center of life itself. It was the only organ not removed during mummification. Among Christians, it stands for charity, hope or forgiveness as is the case in the Sacred Heart. Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, Taoists, Celts and others religions have used the heart icon in some form. Generally speaking, the heart was the
November's Colors Are PastelsWe all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.November's Colors Are Pastels by Colliemom
There is not much on the meanings of pastel colors since they carry the same meanings of their darker counterparts.
Colors are Universal, and throughout the ages, many different colors have been associated with different religious and spiritual meanings.
Colors are a beautiful mystery because they are elusive and subjective; yet scientific as well. Colors are used for non-verbal communication.
One aspect of color holds true in every corner of the world. The colors we chose are not arbitrary, but hold personal meaning for us. The colors that are used by the artist are very subjective with many different emotions attached to them.
We definitely have certain colors that "attract us", and other colors we can not even stand to wear or have around us. The c