Nothing invokes the spirit of Christmas than the image of the Christ Child with His Mother . Mary is seen here as "Mary the Eternal Bloom."ICON
Made of resin - 4 3/4 inches high
Made In The Ukraine. Looks beautiful
ICON - Mary is the “Eternal” or “Unfading” Bloom or Flower
This is one of the most beloved icons of the Theotokos in both Eastern and Western Christianity. It reveals to use the essence of our faith – in the Holy Trinity, Christ in His human form and his beloved Mother.'
Mary as the Theotokos (birth giver of God) she is also referred to as the “Eternal Bloom.” Christ is the “perfect” man, he is the perfect “bloom.”
Mary through her womb bore Christ – the first born Eternal One the Son of God - so is Mary “eternal’ through Christ her Son
The Virgin is depicted holding the Christ Child in her left hand. Christis blessing the world with his right hand and holding an “orb” in his left symbolizing he is the king of the universe. Mary, lovingly looking at the Christ Child, with her right hand she “points the way” to Him and
holds a three blossomed stem representing the Blessed Trinity. The two opened lilies representing God the Father and God the Holy Spirit. The still opening bloom represents Christ the Son of God. The style of the icon is called “Hedigera” meaning Mary is pointing the way for us to her Son
MARY THE ETERNAL BLOOM. Christ is Eternal as is Mary Eternal through her giving birth to the Son of God. This icon manifests the Holy Trinity through the symbol of the stem withthree lilies – two representing God the Father and God the Holy Spirit. The unopen bloom represents Christ – the ruler of the world who is shown blessing the world which he holds in his hand.
Made of BLUE harden plastic
Made In The Ukraine. Looks beautiful and will brighten your Christmas Tree.