Sunday, April 4, 2010

Light enters the Holy Sepulchre

A beam of sunlight from the Anastasis
strikes the tomb of Jesus.


VP said...

A beautiful and meaningful shot.

spacedlaw said...

Happy Easter, Dina!

Anonymous said...

absolutely amazing and breath-takening! this photo really is meaningful!
happy easter!

Spiderdama said...

Beautiful shot! I took a lot of photos of this when I was there. But we think the place of Jesus grave is in the garden another place.
Wish you a great day in Jerusalem:-) Hugs from Norway

bennie and patsy said...

Thank You for all the photo's that you have posted for us.

Turquoise Diaries said...

Happy Easter to the great light catcher.. Wonderful Shot Dina

moneythoughts said...

Very nice picture. Well done.

Jørgen Carlsen said...

You seem to be everywhere taking wonderful photos - Happy Easter from Denmark.

crederae said...

chère belle Dina,
Merci pour le message de Jerusalem.C'est sacré oui la lumière est sacrée.
Merci pour nous emmener à nos racines du coeur.

crederae said...

ET C'EST FORMIDABLE!!! c'est l'artpuissant et une réalité puissant.

Leif Hagen said...

Like a lightbeam from heaven! Awesome! I love how you include both your Jewish and Christian friends!
U R a CDP diplomat and friend!

Chuck Pefley said...

Stunning image, Dina!


L. D. Burgus said...

It is so appreciated to see these things. I as a Christian who has great respect for the Jewish people find this whole blog very rewarding.

crederae said...

and Dina, as you know I do not take the catholic religion literally but symbollicaly as a beautiful meditation and that this scripture represents for me a new beginning -

EPISTLE Romans 6.3 -11
Brothers and sisters: Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?Therefore we have been buied with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the father, we we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we will certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his.

I thought this scripture might be awesome with your awesome photo. thanks again for that.

cieldequimper said...

What a wonderful way to wish us a happy Easter Dina.
I hope you had a good day.

crederae said...

continued EPISTLE Romans 6.3-11

We know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be destroyed, and we might no longer be enslaved to sin.For whoever has died is freed from sin.But if we have died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him.

W know that Christ being raised from the dead will never die again;death no longer has dominion over him. the death he died he died to sin, once for all; but the life he lives,he lives to God. So you must also consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.

crederae said...

...We praise you with greater joy than ever in this Easter season, when Christ became our paschal sacrifice. He has made us children of the light, rising to new and everlasting life. He has opened the gates of heaven to receive his faithful people. His death is our ransom from death" his resurrection is our rising to life.

crederae said...


may almighty God bless you on this solemn feast of Easter, and may he protect you against all sin. Amen.

Through the resurrection of his Son, God has granted us healing. May he fulfil his promises, and bless you with eternal life. Amen.

You have mourned for Christ's suffering; now you celebrate the joy of his resurrection. May you come with joy to the feast which lasts forever. Amen.

crederae said...

That same hour they got up and returned to Jerusalem" and they found the eleven and their companions gathered together. These were sayin"The Lord has risen indeed, and he has appeared to Simon".

crederae said...

this may be used during the easter octave
Christians praise the paschal victim!
Offer thankful sacrifice.
Death and life fought bitterly
For this wondrous victory:
THe Lord of life who died reigns glorified.

"O Mary come and say what you saw at break of day."
"The empty tomb of my living lord!I saw Christ risen and adorned!

"Bright angels testified,
Shroud and grave clothes side by side!

"Yes, Christ my hope rose gloriously.
He goes before you into Galilee."

Share the Good news, sing joyfully:
His death is victory!
Lord Jesus, Victor King, show us mercy.

Communion antiphon

Christ has become our paschal sacrifice; let us celebrate th e feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth, alleluia.

JM said...

Now this is an amazing shot! Well done indeed!

Suzanne said...

Wonderful! Such an amazing place that Sepulchre

Pietro said...

Really a meaningful image, Dina.
I hope you had a Happy Easter!

Jew Wishes said...

This is so illuminating and lovely.