This Spanish Mission is known as the “Queen of the Missions”, and is the largest of the missions located in San Antonio, Texas. It will turn 300 years in 2020!
Isis is the greek name of this goddess, her Egyptian name was Aset or Ast. Her hieroglyphic name incorporates the sign for a throne, which Isis also wears on her head as a sign of her identity.
She was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion. She helped the dead enter the afterlife. Through her relationship with her son Horus (Sky god), she came to be seen as the epitome of maternal devotion. Her maternal aid was invoked in healing spells to benefit ordinary people.
The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. Alfred Austin
A lovely pair of scissors. I would like to have one for my stitching materials box.