Tuesday, December 18, 2012
ESCAPE to SAFETY "Don't Look Back, Mary..."
My initial caption for this painting was "Don't Look Back, Mary."
Every year around Christmas time
I paint a small 9 x 12 inch part
of the Christmas story
to remind myself where my gift comes from.
This is the Flight to Egypt,
when Mary and Joseph heard
about the evil plan of king Herod
to kill all baby boys under 2 years old.
As new parents they must have been
so scared and worried
to bring their baby to safety.
I pray for the parents who are grieving
that they couldn't protect their child
from a crazed person.
How interesting that this year
there is an evil government
in Egypt who kills at will,
right now this title would have been
"Escape from Egypt"
No easy answers in a sin-filled world
we have only hope for tomorrow