Take a look at this picture and reflect on the following:
The Nativity was painted by the seventeenth-century French painter Georges de La Tour. It pictures the Christ child, Mary and Mary’s mother.
- Take in the painting. Notice the structure, placement of people and objects, the use of light and shadow.
- What catches your attention?
- What thoughts and emotions does this image invoke within you?
- How does this image relate to the passage we read yesterday in Isaiah 9:2?
Copied from “Meditation on the Birth of Jesus” by Mirian Dixon & Margaret Campbell published by Renovare