Thursday, April 23, 2009

Happy Feast of St George

A modern icon of St George with the Annunciation from Athos - thanks to Hetty.
I like saint like St George, his story is so over the top we have to look at it allegorically, then he becomes an everyman saint and we all become dragon slayers, riding the white pure steed of the Christian faith into battle against our inner vices.
Kill a dragon for Christ!

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