All over the world and through time, diamonds have been treasured, both for their extreme strength and their ability to reflect light in brilliant sparkles. No other substance on earth is thought to be as hard and enduring as a diamond. Long years ago, people thought a diamond could heal them if they were sick, but they had to sleep with it to keep it warm and energized. Diamonds stand for love that lasts forever--and maybe also for the hard work it takes to create a strong, loving relationship.
In April, in the bookAn Earth Child's Book of the Year, can you find a diamond hidden in the picture and the word "diamond" in the text?
Your birth flowers are DAISY and SWEET PEA
Daises and sweet peas both stand for innocence, love, loyalty to those you care about, and to simplicity in your heart and in your life.
In the book An Earth Child's Book of the Year, daisies and sweet peas are in bloom on the April pages! What are the Earth Children doing with these flowers in the story in April?
March 18 to April 14 Your Celtic Tree is ALDER
This tree symbolizes courage and strength. People with this birth tree are often brave, tackling challenges and tasks and staying true to their goals, despite their fears. The Celtic hero Bran is connected to the Alder tree. Read more about him in the Celtic Myths section.
_April 15 to May 12 Your Celtic Tree is WILLOW
The willow is a complicated tree. It is connected to enchantment and magic. Willow also represents change, death and loss, leading to something new. It grows near water, which is always flowing and changing. Willow tree people can be flexible and learn to accept and even welcome changes in their lives.