Life on Earth is represented by two trees. Adam and Eve sit under the forbidden tree, about to pick an apple. The concept of a tree of life is a widespread archetype in the world’s mythologies, and a sacred tree is mentioned in many religious and philosophical traditions.
Between heaven and earth floats a crowned Queen, the Blessed Virgin Mary. As a human being Mary is in a unique position to intercede with God on humanity’s behalf.
At right the people of Earth stand under a tree of many modern flags, including Canada’s.
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