Wild Goose: A6 greetings card
In modern Celtic tradition the Holy Spirit is represented as a bird, but not the peaceful and serene dove landing on Jesus at his baptism.
The Wild Goose tells a different side of the Holy Spirit. To begin with, wild geese aren’t controllable, you can’t restrain a wild goose and bend it to your will. They’re raucous and loud, unlike the sweet and calming cooing of a dove, a goose’s call is strong, challenging, strident and unnerving – and just a bit scary.
In much the same way the Spirit of God can be demanding and unsettling and at times even a little scary.
Printing and Sizing:
This item is 105mm x 148mm and is printed on 300gsm gloss card stock. Each card is blank inside, has its title and copyright details on the back and is individually wrapped in cellophane with an envelope.
Creativity, Spiritual GrowthWords: Embrace me Lord As the loving parent to a new born babe; As the gentle wave on a windswept shore; As the summer breeze lifts the soaring bird; As the fall of rain on the parched garden soil; As the pure note of song caresses an ear; As the touch on the face from a lover; As the clear starlight falling on a deep, still lake; As the warming sunlight on a butterfly wing; As the brushstroke on a painters canvas; As the soft hug of a much loved toy; As the familiar words of a memorised poem Embrace me O Lord Background: An encouragement to invite God to be intimate with every aspect of our life. Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock£12.50
Creativity, Spiritual GrowthWords: Follow Him Background: Artist Mary Fleeson tells us...'This is a call to follow Jesus, His way to the Father. Interspersed with the meandering of life and time depicted by the woven knotwork we see others who have followed and from whom we can learn more about God and how to follow Him. The characters are Zaccheus the tax collector; Saul/Paul who had a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus; Jesus' disciples who left everything to follow; the shepherds who dared to visit a new born King; the wise men from the east who followed a star for years, knowing that it was God's sign to the world; Brendan who left his home to go wherever God would take him and Aidan whose passion for God enabled him to communicate with the barbarous Northumbrians!' Will you follow Him...wherever He leads? Printing and Sizing: This item is 210mm x 297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium.£12.50