Symbolism of the Egg…

Valerie Sjodin copyright 2011 “The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.”             Zora Neale Hurston (American folklorist & writer, 1903-1960)    The birds are building nests, laying eggs, enthusiastic for life itself. I marvel and am filled with wonder. The egg itself, like the seed, is a symbol of the potential of life. Back in ancient times the egg was a symbol of the universe, of creation, and in some cultures, luck wealth, and health. In Jewish tradition it symbolizes promise. In Christian tradition it is a metaphor for resurrection, immortality,… Read More