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Friday, 31 July 2009

If not for the eyeliner...

.... wouldn't this haute couture bride bear more than a passing resemblance to any number of folk and art images of the Blessed Mother?

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But now that I think of it, even the eyeliner isn't too much of a stretch -- there is a painting of the Theotokos in a Los Angeles Orthodox church (cathedral?) that is so OTT pretty, almost glam, that Himself and I referred to it "Mary's headshot."


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