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Round Yon Virgin Mother and Child


painting by Liz Lemon Swindle

I love this painting of Mary and baby Jesus, featured on lds.org. Reminds me of my own "holy [i]nfant, so tender and mild" ("Silent Night," Hymns, 204). Can you imagine being the mother of Jesus and getting to see Him grow, watching His milestones, teaching Him how to walk and talk? Can you imagine cuddling with Him, playing with Him, singing Him to sleep? Mary was truly blessed among women (Luke 1:28, 42)!

Challenge: Treat your children as if you were raising Christ. All are children of God!

Comments

Anonymous said…
we looked at Mom holding Caden and looked at this painting and it was nice to reflect on both-dad
jason said…
who painted this??? I've been trying to find out and im getting nowhere
Francesca said…
It's by Liz Lemon Swindle. I found it out at Deseret Book:

http://deseretbook.com/Unto-Me-19-x-Liz-Lemon-Swindle/i/5028376

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