Symbolism in the Church #40

The round window with the simple triumphant lamb is a little different than the others. This one is standing and holding a flag with the cross. The lamb is looking at the flag with the cross and has a halo with a similar cross with it. The halo does not come without a cross. Unfortunately for us, this is also true. When we are able to carry crosses, we are able to grow in holiness. It is how we learn to love as He has loved us. When we love in the same way Jesus has loved us, grace enters in and transforms our suffering into opportunity. Opportunity for us to be all the closer to Jesus. We grow in intimacy with Jesus when we learn to “offer it up.” Jesus then shares with us His joy and peace. So even in the suffering, we can still be at peace. Continue reading “Symbolism in the Church #40”