Shopping Cart0 item(s) - $0.00
Your shopping cart is empty!
Psalms 57: 1, “Yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge.”
When I first read this scripture it came to my mind that Christ, with his arms outstretched on the cross, formed wings. And in my painting the shadow of Christ cast down on top of Mary and the road ties in perfectly to Psalms 57: 1, Mary is within the shadow of His wings, and there is where she finds refuge. Focusing on His shadow was my primary reason not to show the literal upper half of Christ on the cross. I wanted viewers to ask the question, “Why did the artist choose to not paint Christ completely?” And than find for themselves, that I did, but in a symbolically different way.
Amid dark skies, and sorrowful hearts, let the holiest of wings embrace you and set you free from your suffering.
John 15:13, “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
On pondering the title to this painting, I felt this scripture personified everything I wanted to say about Christ’s crucifixion. There is literally ‘No Greater Love’ then Christ dying on the cross for us.