Polish male and female dating
If she draws a scarf, it means marriage; a ribbon - single for another year; rosary - becomes a spinster or a nun. It is generally agreed that he was crucified by order of the Roman Governor, Aegeas, at Patrae in Achaia, and that he was bound, not nailed, to the cross, in order to prolong his sufferings.
So, for all the girls who participated in this ritual - we hope your dreams come true. The cross on which he suffered is commonly held to have been the decussate cross (looks like a "X"), now known as St. One of the most time honored professions in Poland was that of mining.
Here are a few ways that fortunes are told: The most popular way is by melting wax and pouring it into a bowl of cold water.
Wax is then picked up from the water, raised to the light, and the girls try to see the similarities of it to real objects.
In another traditional Polish customs way of fortune telling, girls stand in a circle leaning over a bowl of water with a small floating walnut shell containing a tiny-lighted candle.
Each girl pastes a slip of paper with the name of a favored young man on the inside edge of the bowl above the water.
For a facinating article about the miners and their patron's feast [Click Here].
If you're over in Poland during the month of December, you probably won't find any presents under the Christmas tree.
Also, during the day, a girl counts to the fourteenth post on a fence to see what her future husband will look like - fat, thin, short, tall, old, young.
Depending on the shapes, fortunes are told for the following year.
If nothing meaningful comes up, there is always a chance that a girl will dream of something important dealing with her future, that night - but only if she could remember it.
It is not to say presents aren't also given on Christmas Eve (rather than the typical American Christmas Day). Nick brings presents a couple weeks before Christmas in Polish customs style, usually God's helpers are responsible for bringing gifts on Christmas Eve.
In Wielkopolska (the Poznan and West-Central region) the Starman - a man with a "gwiazdor" (star) brings the gifts to the children.