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Carnations and Divinity

By Rev. Eddie Tatro, published on Aug 27, 2013

...carnations suggest pure love and good luck, light red symbolizes admiration, while dark red represents deep love and affection. Purple carnations imply capriciousness, and pink carnations carry the greatest significance, beginning with the belief that they first appeared on earth from the Virgin Mary’s tears – making them the symbol of a mother’s undying love. It is said that the pink carnation is the most divine among all the varieties of the flower.

“The carnation then became known as the 'flower of God'.” It was introduced into Europe during the Middle Ages and... (more)

Tags: jesus, carnation, blessed mother, blessed virgin, carnations, dianthus caryophyllus, madonna of the carnation, madonna of the pinks, virgin mary

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