Oregon General Jural Assembly Seal
The symbolism is as follows:
- The Eagle standing on the Olive branch and arrows – The power of Peace and willingness to fight for it and defend it!
And He shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore. Isa.2:4
- Mount Hood and the sunrise – A new Day; New Beginnings for Oregon
- The forest and elk to the lower right of mount Hood – reflects its deep connection to the earth and the wild. It is seen as a guardian and protector of the natural world. The elk – a reminder of the importance of harmony between humans and nature and our care to protect both.
- The Oxen and Wagon – Trails end, New Beginnings and the pioneering Spirit Of Oregonians
- The Figure is representing Jason Lee: Pioneering Spiritual minister who forged the first provincial government, schools and settlements. Also was responsible for bringing peace to all the Indian nations and settlers in the Northwest.
- The Parchment of “We the People” – The heart of our efforts to form a government of “We the People” according to the Divine Documents of our forefathers
- The “Union Banner” Restoring our State to the Union, a Republic and the Unity of our nation.
- Below the “Union Banner” – Oregon’s Natural crop as an Agricultural State – Lumber and Grain – our major crops and exports
- 50 Stars – The States of the Union at the time of our forming of the OGJA
- 2022 – The year the OGJA was reformed
The Blue and Gold symbolize many things:
- Blue: Truth, intellect, wisdom, loyalty, peace, and contemplation, Healing of the mind-body-soul connection
- Gold – symbolizes power, strength, wealth, warmth, happiness, love, hope, optimism, intelligence, justice, balance, perfection, summer, harvest and the sun