A great post by artillumina: Station 9 Womb (Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem)
Originally posted on artillumina:
Station 9 Womb (Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem) a photo by Polly’s Dolly on Flickr.
Creative response by: Rachel Yates
The bible passage is very bleak – it’s hopeless, warning perhaps of the dangers of following the “Laws” of the religions at the time (that might lead to a barren womb; that is, a place that bears no offspring, no-one to hand down the Christian teachings to.) These are the same laws that led to Jesus’ conviction of blasphemy. “Blessed are the wombs that never bore”. What sort of a world would it be if we were to say this? A world where we suffer watching our children struggle with life? Where we wish they had never been born into such suffering? Where negative ideologies hinder their growth and prevent them from living a free, fulfilling life?
I wanted to create an image that celebrated the feminine…
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