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winyanstaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-08-09 03:45 PM
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31. As a Pagan I have to agree with a little bit of that...as.......
Edited on Thu Oct-08-09 03:47 PM by winyanstaz
The Pagans used a cross with a short "stem" called a 4-directions..to carry it in parades a longer handle was added on the bottom.
This was the norm long before Christians stole the pagan cross...just as they stole the holidays. (such as Easter/Ester/Ostara..where the pagans gave decorated eggs as symbols of fertility and Christmas/Yule/...where the pagans brought in an evergreen tree and placed lights/candles on the tree and gave gifts.)
You see..for one thing...the romans did NOT use the cross as depicted nowday..they used a T- shape to crucify people on.
This also explains why when the Christians showed up in Ireland..there were already crosses with the celtic knots (for the sacred circle) there.
The cross does not belong to only the Christians.
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