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The beautiful symbolism of the Advent wreath

ADVENT WREATH
Pascal Deloche | Godong
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Many are not aware of the spiritual truths hidden in the popular custom.

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Advent wreaths are a popular Christian tradition with roots that date back to 16th-century Germany. In the past century it has spread to many places around the world, especially in North America.

They are seen both in churches and in homes and are an excellent way to prepare for the celebration of Christmas.

The Advent wreath has its own special symbolism that is not often known, but has great spiritual power.

Here are some of the primary symbols embedded into the Advent wreath tradition.

 

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