Easter Wreath

Easter Wreath
Happy Easter! It’s a glorious day and the Holiest Day of the year! I want to share the Easter wreath I have created. I think it symbolizes this day perfectly. I decided to use a faux succulent wreath and adorn it with a few items that symbolize the passion of Jesus Christ. I wanted it to reflect the true meaning of the holiday in the most simplest and humble way. In 776 B.C., wreaths made of laurel leaves were used to crown victors of Olympic Games. I like to think that this wreath represents Jesus as a victor over death.
Easter Wreath

The wooden cross is from the Holy Land. It’s made of olive wood from the trees much like the ones in the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE, where Jesus prayed right before he was arrested. I placed a lovely white dove on the cross. The dove represents the Holy Spirit as well as peace and is often portrayed with an olive branch in its mouth. Jesus was blessed by the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove at his baptism. The dove is said to be so pure that it is the one form into which Satan cannot transform himself.
Easter Wreath

The crown of thorns not only represents the cruelty that Jesus endured during his passion, but also his royalty. He’s our Lord of Lords and King of Kings.
Easter Wreath

The colorful eggs are symbolic of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The hard shell of the egg represents the sealed Tomb of Christ, and cracking the shell represents Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. Christians would abstain from eating eggs and meat during Lent, and Easter was the first chance to eat eggs after a long period of abstinence.

Easter Wreath

I hope you enjoyed my “Easter Wreath” post!
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12 thoughts on “Easter Wreath

  1. Just beautiful, I love how your wreath incorporates the story of the resurrection. Thank you so much for sharing over at the Celebrate Your Story Link Party. I am pinning this one to my Easter board!

  2. LuAnn, I love your Easter wreath, such a great combination with the succulents and eggs. I really need to find some artificial succulents for a couple of projects.
    Thanks for stopping by to share this week and the #OMHGFF, appreciate your visit!!

    Pinned and shared!!
    Hope you have a beautiful week!
    Karren

  3. Loved it!! Your wreath is gorgeous and has so much meaning!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful creativity with us at Friday Favorites! I hope you will join us again this week! Hugs- Christine at Must Love Home

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  5. Your wreath is just so adorable, I just have to share it this week on the
    Oh My Heartsie Girls Friday Features this week.

    And I would like to invite you to invite you to stop by and at what you have going on this week!
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    Karren

    • Hi Karren! Thank you so very much for the feature this week! I have been so busy with my new Grandson and some health issues lately, I haven’t the time to reply. Your lovely comments are very appreciated. I’m happy you enjoyed my wreath.
      LuAnn

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