I decided to make the crown of thorns and cover each crucifix in our lovely home with a purple cloth. As I started inserting the toothpicks into this simple grapevine wreath, this somber stillness came over me as I could see the Crown of Thorns that was pressed into the precious head of our Lord. I sat there for the longest time just looking at this imagining what it must have been like to be there. Here I am, almost 40 making a lenten craft, if you will, and just awestruck and dumbfounded at what my soul was seeing.
What does your soul see?
The purple cloth on the crucifix in each room reminds us of this Lenten season, a time for prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
God's peace to you.