I’m not sure if anyone else felt the same as I yesterday… I felt sad, happy, peaceful, joyful all at once. I think about the Joy as people prepared to meet/see Jesus. May I have the same joy all the days of my life.
“Palm branches had great symbolic significance in the time of Jesus. These branches were symbols of triumph, eternal life, and peace. When Jesus entered the city and the people laid palm branches at his feet, it was symbolic of their recognition of Him as King and the bringer of peace.” – R. Pannier
Clap your hands all you people. Shout unto God with a voice of praise! They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!…
~ John 12:13