Holly is a symbol of goodwill and joy. In the Victorian language of flowers, holly means foresight. Holly is seen as a symbol of good luck in both Christianity and Islam. But most importantly for me, it is said that disputes are often solved "under the holly tree"
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Sunday Offering #63: The Beatitudes
III. antiphon (The Beatitudes: Mt 5,3-12) + Valaam Monastery + pictures (mostly Samvel Sevada)