Luxury Advent Calendar – 2 December

Today’s Advent Calendar offering from Bryony.

Bryony Taylor

Behind today’s window is a picture.


Fragment of Isenheim Altarpiece, by Mathis Grünewald, 1512-1516

Unusually, John the Baptist is depicted at the crucifixion scene (unusually because he had been executed before Jesus’ death) – here he is, in his role as the forerunner of Christ, pointing to Him.

How can you point people to Christ? You are a living signpost to him.

By Mathias Grünewald – The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH., Public Domain,

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I am now a junior sister in a religious order. The aim of this blog is partly to explain what is involved in this, and to journal my experiences as I move from the secular world to the religious life.
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