The Secret of the Easter Bunny and Other Beautiful Paschal Symbols

Easter in Romania, Scents, Sights, Sounds

Although I am a Christian Orthodox I’ve always wondered why there is an Easter Bunny, what’s its secret, what story brought the hare among the other beautiful and meaningful Paschal symbols such as the Easter Eggs, the lamb, or the lily flower.

This year Orthodox Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, May the 5th and I look forward to coloring Easter eggs with their ancient symbology (this year we’ll try all natural dyes), cooking delicious Romanian lamb-terrine called drob, assisting my husband in baking delicious cozonac, and mostly celebrating the holy fire of Easter, in my heart. There was no Easter Bunny when I grew up in Romania.

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Spotlight on Poetry Treasures and 5 Reasons Why Poetry Holds My Heart

Poetry Treasures 4, Patricia Furstenberg poetry

Enjoy discovering the picturesque collection “Poetry Treasures 4: In Touch With Nature” in which I, too, have six poems included alongside 11 other imaginative poets. I’m celebrating my stop in the book release blog tour with 5 Reasons Why Poetry Holds My Heart published on Author D. L. Finn’s lovely blog. Join me there!

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