Saturday, 19 October 2013

"And did she see there, in the straw, a thorn?"

http://johnthelutheran.tumblr.com/post/64373775527/jeannepompadour-pelagonitissa-icon-from-from

jeannepompadour:

"Pelagonitissa" icon from from Zrze in Macedonia,1421-22. 

"And a sword will pierce your own heart also." 

jeannepompadour:
"Pelagonitissa" icon from from Zrze in Macedonia,1421-22. 
"And a sword will pierce your own heart also."
(via bookeofhowrs)

There is a song in the Graham Kendrick Christmas Song Cycle "Rumours of Angels" that makes me cry every time....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OjXHfVoI64

Actually it is one of those rare collections of songs where every one is a good one.

2 comments:

  1. Thank you for this, Kirsten. It's more timely for me than you could know!

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  2. ... And I've borrowed the icon for a post of my own, http://antoniasferverino.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/struggle.html with a h/t to you of course. I hope you don't mind.

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