When celebrate the name day Zoe? Congratulations on the day of the angel
Each person has a heavenly patron. It is customary to celebrate Zoya's names several times a year. And the patrons, respectively, a few.
Meaning of the name
In Greek, Zoe means "life." In childhood, a girl named by this name is calm and obedient. Dreamy and sensitive, she often hovers in the clouds and believes in fairy tales. Growing up, Zoya turns into a feminine young lady. The girl is full of energy, responsible, cheerful, honest, knows her own worth. Loves attention. It will be a wonderful wife and mother. Zoya is an excellent psychologist. She finds an approach to people, knows the way out of any situation. He does not tolerate lies and meanness. From Zoya can get a good doctor, a teacher, a psychologist.
The patroness of the woman is the martyr Zoya of Attalia, the keeper of the tsarist treasury, the wife of the martyr Esper of Attali. After receiving divine healing six years after the loss of speech, she began to glorify Christ, turning her husband to Christianity. She lived a hard life as a slave to the Gentiles, which ended in a martyr's death for the faith of Christ. She tirelessly prayed, suffered and suffered for humanity, preached values and cared for others.
Another saint is Reverend Zoya of Bethlehem. Being a harlot, deceived into the cell of a monk-hermit, decided to seduce him. Seeing how he left the room to burn himself, but to remain faithful to the Lord, repented. She believed, took the right path. And until her death, she spent 12 years in prayer and repentance. So, the name day Zoe on the church calendar is celebrated three times. The first date is on the 26th of February. Celebrate the feast in honor of the Monk of Bethlehem. The day of the angel at Zoe also falls on May 15 and December 31. These days are under the auspices of martyr Zoya of Attali.
How to congratulate Zoya?
When choosing wishes the birthday girl should always emphasize the actual eternal values: strong love, true friendship, respect, health, joy. No woman will give up romance and family, gifts and travel, success and attention. To issue congratulations to the name day Zoe can be in verse and prose. Wishes you can tell her in person or give a card, send a message over the phone or through social networks. It is better to write poetry yourself. In addition, they can be found on topical sites. Another option is to order a personal greeting. For example, the birthday girl can dedicate the following verse:
We came to celebrate the name day Zoya.
Congratulations and songs flow like a river.
May the Lord and the Angel guard you.
And the eyes of happiness and love shine.
And you can congratulate your own words. The main thing, sincerely and with all the heart: "Dear Zoya! Let your guardian angel always be proud of you. Helps, gives strength and self-confidence, guards against bad deeds, bad people and evil thoughts! Let Zoya heavenly pray the Lord bless you! Congratulations!"
The best gift for the name day Zoya will be the icon of the heavenly patroness. Prayers before her help overcome sinful thoughts and temptations, find the right road in the path of the righteous. The life of the saints proves that one should never give up and despair. No matter how low a person falls by his deeds and deeds, the Lord will always have the strength to raise him to become famous for his deeds. The icon of amber will fill the house with sunlight, it will be a talisman of home warmth and comfort. And the image, embroidered with beads, will give personal attention, care and love of the author.
The Orthodox icon helps everyone who comes to her with true faith and prayer. If Zoya's name day (the day of the angel) begins with a prayer at the image of the patron, then the blessing will descend on her.