Monday, December 13, 2021

The Angels

 Just a few blocks away from home, we drove by this today.



The Angels. There were so many that they turned the corner and continued around the block. They were in front of what used to be the Catholic Church, but is now The Applacian Christian School.


Some of them had halos, and some did not. It was a mystery.



Fortunately, a couple people were out standing by the door, and we asked them. Each angel is a student at the school and their family. The ones with halos were in memoriam for those family members who had passed away. I'm glad there weren't very many with halos.


“For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible, rank after rank after rank of angels—everything got started in him and finds its purpose in him. He was there before any of it came into existence and holds it all together right up to this moment.”

Colossians 1


21 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

An angel representing a student and his or her family. That is nice. Have a wonderful day.

Great-Granny Grandma said...

What a lovely idea.

CheerfulMonk said...

Thank you for asking!

Hootin' Anni said...

Near saintly!!

Ann said...

What a wonderful thing to do. I kind of wondered if the halos had something to do with a person passing. What a sight to see all those angels around the building.

Brenda said...

Hi, angels can represent 'messengers' in the scriptures, so it is good if the children are being taught to be messengers of Jesus. Looks very pretty.

MadSnapper said...

when you said the angels went around the building i thought i hope they are not all representing people who have passed away.. usually that is what it means. glad there are only a few with halos. that repsents a lot of work just cutting them out and painting, putting them togeher and installing.. good idea

Rose said...

That is such a wonderful.idea.

George said...

What a neat display.

The Feminine Energy said...

Awwwwww... what a beautiful sight, Ginny! This made my day! Thank you for sharing with us!! ~Andrea xoxoxo

Inger said...

Beautiful Angels and quote too. Thank you for sharing this. My blogger life would not be the same if you and your hubby stopped driving aroud, finding treats like this one.

Chatty Crone said...

This was a wonderful post and a wonderful idea for the church. I loved this.

photowannabe said...

What a tender display for this time of year.
I do believe there are angels around us too.
You do find the most interesting things to post in your town.
Enjoy your day.
Sue

DawnTreader said...

Wow, what an astonishing sight!

Red Rose Alley said...

Lovely white wooden angels. That's nice that they represent each student at the school and their family. Yes, God holds it all together right up to this very moment.

Have a merry December week, Ginny.

~Sheri

Reanaclaire said...

Very creative idea from the church.. yes, an astonishing sight, I would say..

Terra said...

Seeing that unexpectedly would bring tears of joy to me. Lovely, I hope they do the display each year.

Mari said...

That is very cool! I'm glad you asked about the halos.

Carla from The River said...

I am glad you shared about the halos. I bet this looks amazing at night with the lights on the angles.

DeniseinVA said...

This is a wonderful display. I wonder who made them? A parent, teacher? Whoever was, it is a great idea for holding the candles.

My Tata's Cottage said...

That is a beautiful display. I am glad to see these lovely images/ Thank you

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