Reblog: And The Bride Wore……Scars?

Reblogged from Bread for the Bride, April 2012: Recently I did a Google image search on ‘bride of Christ’. The results were interesting. With a few thought-provoking exceptions, the majority of images portrayed a Western bride dressed in long white gown and veil, with flawless fair skinned complexion and a radiant smile. Sometimes she is … Continue reading Reblog: And The Bride Wore……Scars?

Fellowship of Sufferings

(Tribute to the Persecuted Bride)   She bleeds you know, And weeps In darkened prison cells She sits out the allotted hours Of mens’ hatred She runs, Fearing the knock on the door The torching of the house The cries of the children     She hides, Homeless Through long lonely nights When doubt nibbles … Continue reading Fellowship of Sufferings

And the Bride Wore…Scars?

Recently I did a Google image search on ‘bride of Christ’.  The results were interesting. With a few thought-provoking exceptions, the majority of images portrayed a Western bride dressed in long white gown and veil, with flawless fair skinned complexion and a radiant smile.  Sometimes she is shown holding a sword, or depicted from the back … Continue reading And the Bride Wore…Scars?