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Annunciation

Incarnation Quilt

An ongoing needle-turn applique project. A collection of blocks illustrating images from the Bible and Christian church history. An exploration of the word "incarnation" which is the concept of word becoming flesh. Holy mysteries being worked out slowly, singularly, with fabric and needle and thread. 

Annunciation

Annunciation

"Greetings, O favored one!" Luke 1:28

Clothed with the Sun

Clothed with the Sun

"And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars." Revelation 12:1

Everlasting Arms

Everlasting Arms

"The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms." Deuteronomy 33:27

And we shall arrive in the belly of a whale.

And we shall arrive in the belly of a whale.

"And the Lord appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was int he belly of the fish three days and three nights." Jonah 1:17

Five Sparrows, Two Pennies

Five Sparrows, Two Pennies

"Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Why even the hairs of your head are numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows." Luke 12:10

Twelve Stars & the moon

Twelve Stars & the moon

"And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars." Revelation 12:1

Interior Castle

Interior Castle

"I began to think of the soul as if it were a castle made of a single diamond or of very clear crystal, in which there are many rooms, just as in Heaven there are many mansions... and in the center and midst of them all is the chiefest mansion where the most secret things pass between God and the soul." St. Teresa of Avila, The Interior Castle

Martha

Martha

"But the Lord answered her, 'Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary." Luke 10: 41-42

Burning Coal

Burning Coal

"And I said: 'Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts!' Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having in his hand a burning coal that he had taken with tongs from the altar. And he touched my mouth and said: 'Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for." Isaiah 6:5-6

Streams in the desert

Streams in the desert

"For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water; in the haunt of jackals, where they lie down, the grass shall become reeds and rushes." Isaiah 35: 6-7