Thursday, February 22, 2007

End of Carnival

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Christian season of Lent when we prepare to commemorate the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Wikipedia's entry on Ash Wednesday includes this painting by Carl Spitzweg:

My take: The light of God shining on prayerful man at the end of carnival season. Perhaps the jug at right symbolizes what we need for the journey.

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