Tag Archives: Chrysalis

Taking Shape

How can a butterfly describe what it was like to be a chrysallis, or a caterpillar? Now the creature is grown to adulthood, there are wings and colours and freedom, that the caterpillar could not have imagined. And now the … Continue reading

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Since ancient times,  the butterfly has been a powerful symbol of life beyond death.  Ancient Egyptians and Greeks placed golden butterflies in tombs, as part of the grave goods -symbolising immortality and new life. For early Christians the symbolism was … Continue reading

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