"April Symbols and
"And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee,
if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God."
April is the fourth month of the year, according to the Gregorian calendar, which is used in almost all the world
today. The Romans called the month Aprilis. The Roman name may come from a word meaning to open, or it may
come from Aphrodite, the Greek name for the goddess of love. April was the second month in an early Roman
calendar, but it became the fourth when the ancient Romans started using January as the first month.
In the Temperate Zone of the Northern Hemisphere, the appearance of the outdoor world usually changes more in
April than in any other month of the year. Ice and snow disappear, grass grows green, and leaves appear on
bushes and trees. Small animals that hibernate are usually out of their burrows by this time. Birds fly northward
or settle down to raise families. Butterflies and bees gather nectar from the first flowers.
In the Southern Hemisphere, people enjoy mild autumn days.
April showers bring May flowers........... And if we have April showers then
we will have "Showers of Blessings..........."
Spring has arrived and summer will be here before you
Visit my: Annie's "Flowers and Their Meanings" Page
For a Bible Study on Flowers in the Bible
Let's look out the window together.
As we look let's remember to look to the Lord for our the direction for our day.
For the Lord tells us that: "I will instruct you and teach you in the way that thou shalt go.
I will guide thee with mine eye."
Spring bursts today,
April cold with dropping
The first of April, some do
Thirty days hath
April, dressed in all his trim
Monday's child is fair of
Information about April
Activities - April is mainly a
sowing time on many northern farms. In some parts of the
April symbols - The special
flowers for April are the sweet pea and the daisy.
April is National Card and Letter Writing Month in the US
Birthstone, any of various gems associated with the particular calendar months of the year and considered lucky
to people born in those months. Some attribute the origin of the tradition of birthstones to the 12-jeweled
breastplate worn by Aaron, the brother of Moses (see Exodus 39). Myths and superstitions gradually grew up
regarding the stones, and symbolic meanings or virtues were ascribed to them. Five months
of the year have alternate birthstones.
various birthstones and the qualities they symbolize, as
specified by the Jewelry Industry
Council in New York City, are given in the accompanying table.
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Annie's Month of April Page
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