Monday, December 1, 2008

The Legend of the Candy Cane

Once upon a time…

a candy maker created the perfect candy to symbolize the true meaning of Christmas.

It was the candy cane.


The white stripes would stand for the purity of Christ and his virgin birth.


The red stripes would signify the pain and death Jesus endured on our behalf.


The hook shape would also be a reminder to all people of the name Jesus & his role as Good Shepherd.


~Author Unknown~

Enjoy a candy cane or share the story today!

Laura

3 comments:

  1. I've heard this before, always a nice holdiay reminder! Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving and thanks for joining me in the month of Thanksgiving, I've enjoyed reading your momemts! How do I become a follower here, no place that highlights? Our snow never stuck but came down for hours, a nice background as I decorated the house, still at it today!

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  2. Laura, I just drew out your name for my holiday tea giveaway, so send me your mailing info and congrats!!

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