The Joy of the Resurrection

Will depart from the usual self-aggrandisement and  put the slightly more religious reflection here on the main page instead. After all, it is Easter Sunday today.

Not going to write much – just want to post a couple of pictures to celebrate and commemorate the resurrection of Christ some 2000 years ago. The resurrection is like a new dawn after the suffering of the passion and it is this dawn that beckons us to live a new and joyous life. The newness of life shines through the clouds. Renaissance painter Peter Paul Rubens also gives us a picture of a king, risen from the dead, coming in glory. The glory of the resurrection is apparent and though the people near the bottom seem to be fearful, that’s but a temporary state. We’re always fearful of the unknown and someone rising from the dead was quite unheard of. But we too will lose the fear as we believe and continue to live in the life of the risen Christ.

Christ is Risen, Alleluia!

Happy Easter to one and all.

Dawn. Of new life.

Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640), The Resurrection of Christ, 4,21 x 3,11 m. (central), 4,21 x 1,53 m. (wings), Oil on panel, Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp.


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had a head like a brush (it's more like an egg now). seeks to sweep through thought and faith with that brush. tries to wax philosophical but often forgets to wax off. trying to be good brush to all, while discerning what kind of brush he's meant to be.

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