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The shield I use on these pages is my family crest. However it should not be confused with the traditional Roach family crest.
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Click here for more information about the original Roach Family Crest

70.jpg - 29235 Bytes The Wooden outer edge represents the need to try to keep things as simple as possible. Though we live in an increasingly complex world there are always basic truths that should be followed. A reminder of how we often make things far more complicated than they are, or need to be.




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The Rock in the center represents our Creator. A reminder to search for, find, follow and hang on to the solid truths that have been with us through out time.





90.jpg - 29235 Bytes The red is a reminder of the blood that has been, is being, and will be, shed by so many people simply trying to do what is right. A reminder to always stand up for what is truely right and not to let the sacrifices made by others be for nothing.




100.jpg - 29235 Bytes The triangle is for The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit. The triangle is also in wood to remind us that the faith and the rules we are to follow, the basic truths, are not complex.






150.jpg - 29235 Bytes The three phrases all say:
"My God is My Rock"
which is the traditional family motto.
It is written in:
Latin, Old World French and New World Spanish.
Representing the fact that the basic truths that have been with us since our universe’s creation transcend all things. Be it language, nationality or even the changes of time.



160.jpg - 29235 Bytes The tear drop is a reminder of all the pain and suffering that is in the universe. To remind us that we should try to help in even the simplest of ways. For often the greatest thing we can do to help someone starts by simply listening to what the person is saying.




170.jpg - 29235 Bytes The two olive branches are for the hope that we will find a way to have peace in each of our hearts and the hope that we may one day have peace without oppression throughout the universe.









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Updates: 2001,2002
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