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Vanessa M. Knight | Lucky Charms
Author Guest / April 16, 2014

Lucky Charms? No. I’m not talking about the cereal, although they are magically delicious. Sugary oats and colorful marshmallows… Num! Sorry, I’m easily distracted by yummy things. I’m talking lucky charms, talisman, totem or symbols. However you wish to classify those things we hold dear. Symbols for love. Symbols for protection. Symbols for luck. We are surrounded by symbols every day, in our relationships, even in our landscapes. We can’t seem to escape them. Everywhere you turn, beliefs and superstitions attached to symbols exist. From the infinite circle of a wedding band that symbolizes the everlasting union of a man and woman, to the four leaf clover that is so elusive, that it ensures good luck for its finder. How many of you remember the lucky rabbit’s foot? Didn’t everyone have one of those? Ugh. I think I just showed my age. It’s not just in the things we hold close, there is also luck and security attached to occurrences. Remember this saying, “Find a penny pick it up and all day long you’ll have good luck.” Or, when was the last time you saw a star shimmering in the sky and made a wish? Sports fans and players are…