Infidelity...Who Cares?

Written by Steven Jackson

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Their whining, crying and pouting about their infidelity problems to us (the readers) act as if we are super heros. Super heros who can resolve their nightmares.

Infidelity...who cares?

Besides infidelity is part ofrepparttar norm of our society.

It's "The American Why!"

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Symbolism Of Wedding Rings

Written by Peter Breslin

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Celtic wedding rings are often gorgeously decorated with geometrically knot work patterns that have a long history and central place in Celtic art. These patterns are strongly vegetative, suggesting tendrils and vines. In fact, in much of Celtic art, includingrepparttar famous illuminated Bible, The Book of Kells, these Celtic Knots emerge from or transform into vegetative foliage. The beautiful symmetry of these woven patterns is often not square, rigid, or overly formal, but organic, flowing, and a stylized reflection ofrepparttar 105649 curves and spirals found in nature. Indeed,repparttar 105650 Celtic Knots that embellish wedding rings heraldrepparttar 105651 ideas of spring, fertility, andrepparttar 105652 eternal reawakening ofrepparttar 105653 life force- all of which bode well for a fruitful life partnership.

Wedding rings have most commonly been worn onrepparttar 105654 third finger ofrepparttar 105655 left hand. Speculation has it that this is becauserepparttar 105656 Romans believed that a vein ran directly from this finger torepparttar 105657 heart. An alternate suggestion for this tradition is that each finger onrepparttar 105658 hand is associated with a planet inrepparttar 105659 ancient systems of astrology, andrepparttar 105660 ring finger ofrepparttar 105661 left hand was associated withrepparttar 105662 Sun. In this way,repparttar 105663 wearing of a wedding ring on that finger signifiesrepparttar 105664 public proclamation ofrepparttar 105665 union inrepparttar 105666 daylight, in other words,repparttar 105667 conscious and clearly visible world of human community. This correspondence is perhaps even more strongly emphasized byrepparttar 105668 general tendency to craft wedding rings out of gold, which is symbolicallyrepparttar 105669 metal ofrepparttar 105670 Sun throughout folk history and across cultures.

Wedding rings capturerepparttar 105671 full range ofrepparttar 105672 ceremonial, symbolic, and communal aspects of marriage, and preserve these many levels of significance as a durable and constant reminder. Ancient yet contemporary, steeped in lore and mystery yet almost universally exchanged, wedding rings combinerepparttar 105673 art ofrepparttar 105674 jeweler,repparttar 105675 reverence ofrepparttar 105676 betrothed, andrepparttar 105677 beauty of love and partnership in a single, resonant symbol.

Peter Breslin is a musician, astrologer, Tarot reader, teacher and freelance writer for and living in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has a teacher for over twenty years in Pennsylvania, New York, New Mexico, and California. He is currently at work on a novel. Please send email inquiries to:

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