Advice 1: Is it possible to wear a cross husband

Question about wearing someone else's pectoral cross, previously a friend, including a spouse, may occur for different reasons. Some of them very sad.
Pectoral cross
If the husband died, the widow could leave it the pectoral cross, and then she has to decide whether to keep it in a safe place or to wear.

But the situation is so sad. The husband may give the cross to the wife if she lost her. Finally, the cross can become a gift to your beloved woman, and the husband will be wearing a different cross.

Objections



In most cases, the arguments against the wearing of another's pectoral cross, including – owned by the spouse, are as follows: the cross absorbs the problems and troubles of the owner, his "negative energy", and this whole threat of "matter" will be transferred to the person who's cross I wear. And anyway, if a man gives someone a cross, it is suspicious: obviously, he wants to absolve themselves and to transmit their problems!

The cross that belonged to the deceased, and can not speak: his wife, wearing a cross of her late husband, she will surely die soon!

The Position Of The Church



All the arguments listed above go back to the principle of "like begets like". This is one of the fundamental principles of mythological thinking. It originated numerous omens and magic. Both does not belong to the Christian faith and paganism, but to be both a pagan and a Christian is impossible.

Holy cross, including in the form of a small cross worn on the breast of Christians, is a symbol of Salvation. Therefore, it can not in principle carry no negative meaning, especially can not bear any trouble. From the point of view of a Christian, adversity can bring only their own sins.

Any gift made from the heart, a bright memory of the deceased spouse are not sin. A woman can fearlessly wear a cross husband, which he gave her as a token of his love. There is nothing dangerous in the cross of the deceased spouse.

When you can't wear a cross husband



Can only be described one situation in which wearing a cross wife the woman should refuse flatly. We are talking about the case when the husband declares: "Take my cross, can wear that, I don't need it". This means that the person is ready to abandon not only the cross, but from faith. In this case, a loving wife-a Christian will not accept such a "wide gesture. On the contrary, she says: "Thank you, I already have a cross, and your keep. I'm calm when you're wearing it".

Advice 2: Can I wear the cross of a deceased person

Christianity began after the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. One of its symbols is the cross, worn on the sacrament of baptism a believer.
Can I wear the cross of a deceased person
Believers who have lost loved ones and loved ones, often leave the crucifix in memory of the dead. Then, when time passes and the pain of loss becomes less, there is a desire to wear expensive heart thing.

Tips of the clergy



The priests of the Russian Orthodox Church there is nothing wrong with wearing the cross of the deceased, his relatives don't see. But at this point that the crucifix should be buried along with the deceased. If a cross for some reason was abandoned by relatives, you can wear it, sin is not considered. Orthodox clergy believe that such a cross does not bear negative energy.

Rather, in their view, harm the man had a superstitious fear. The people believed that along with the cross of a deceased can be passed and his fate. This decoration, few dare to wear without fear. The priests suggest not to pay attention to superstitions, and to start thinking more about what sense you put on the cross and what it means to you.

The value of the crucifix to the faithful



Crucifix symbolizes Christ's love to the people and the sacrifice that he brought. He reminds of Christian values to serve as protection from evil. Believers feel safer in the shower when they wear a sanctified ornament.

Importantly, the cross was for you, not a fashion accessory, and remember Christ and his great life. You should wear it with reverence and faith in God. The power of man is hidden in the beliefs, and things only serve as emotional anchors that help to mobilize it.

It is considered that the crucifix is given at baptism and does not change during the life of the other. He is sanctified by the priest, read in the temple the prayers will always subconsciously remember the man who had put him.

The tradition of wearing a pectoral cross took its origin from the crosses worn by the followers of Christ in remembrance of his crucifixion and Resurrection. It is believed that the first did the blessed virgin Mary, experienced the pain of bereavement.

Since Christians revere the cross as a talisman. They are made of any metal available treatment. Also the cross can be carved from wood, the material does not really matter.

To wear or not to wear a pectoral cross of a deceased man must decide for himself. If the fear cannot be overcome, it is better to keep this ornament as a memory, otherwise, your fears may be realized simply by reason of faith in it.
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