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A Green Maple Leaf

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Today, when I walked to my mailbox to get my mail, I noticed a small green cloth maple leaf. I consider it as a sign for today. So, I decided to pick it up in order to research its symbolism. The obvious is it’s the logo for Canada. I continued to browse other symbolic meanings for the maple leaf.

It is often used as a love symbol. Since maple trees produce a rich and sweet sap, which is used to make maple syrup, this sweetness is equated with the sweetness of love.

Moreover, a maple tree was believed to repel demons and evil spirits, and people often placed a piece of a maple tree in the main door area. The maple leaf also symbolizes unity, tolerance, and peace.

Furthermore, green leaves symbolize hope, renewal, and revival as well as fertility and growth.

What do you think?

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Written by Fifi Leigh

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