Saturday, March 17, 2012
Facts About the Shamrock and St. Patrick’s Day
1. St. Patrick used it to symbolize the trinity and triune God.
2. Shamrocks were originally worn to represent crosses.
3. They are now worn on St. Patrick’s feast day.
4. Short, but Good Video
5. Shamrocks are used to treat snake and scorpion bites.
6. The national symbol of Ireland is not the shamrock but the harp.
7. A shamrock is presented the Irish Guards by a member of the British Royal Family on St. Patrick’s Day.
8. The first written English reference to the shamrock is 1571.
9. St. Patrick was a British slave?
Link to Video
10. Several thoughts on the shamrock.
11. I’m not so sure about this video…but enjoy the humor.
12. Misc. Facts and a more in-depth history. Created by some lil' kids. The second half is a song.
13. My dad was born on St. Patrick’s Day and his name is Pat. Wish him a Happy Birthday below!
White girl hair tutorial (it may work on a little black girls hair too, but I don’t know) ; )
More details about the history and symbolism of the shamrock.
PS if you did not catch it, this post is dedicated to my daddy. Happy birthday again...Love you!!!