One of the joys of spring is breaking forth of resurrected and new life.

Resurrected life can be seen in the buds and flowers on trees, flowers from perennial bulbs that come back year after year. New life can be seen in the lambs, the chirping of new chicks in the trees, and, where I live, dandelions and early greens. Flowers, eggs and lambs are also symbols of the spring religious holidays of the Jews and Christians, Passover and Easter.

Jews celebrate their rebirth as a free people (comprised of  twelve related tribes), and the many miracles and lessons of their journey of delivery from slavery in Egypt. The final of the twelve miracles that were endured by the Egyptians, was the death of all the firstborn sons — a fate the Hebrews were spared by following the Lord’s instruction given by Moses to smear the blood of a lamb over the doorposts of their homes, and then to enjoy a special dinner and night together, the first Passover seder, inviting as many people as were necessary to fully consume the lamb.  Pharaoh then agrees to let Moses’ people, all slaves in Egypt, go free and out of that freedom, wandering out in the desert, the Bible and what becomes Judaism as a religion is born.

Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus son of Joseph of Nazareth. In the New Testament, Jesus is called the Lamb of God by John the Baptist.  Jesus’ resurrection brings the birth of Christianity.

This new basic Essence Portrait of a lamb below is created of strokes that are the original Torah font (Bible font) letters from the texts: Jeremiah 3:1-8, and Isaiah 53:6-7.

Lamb by Judy Rey Wasserman using letters from Bible texts for strokes

Lamb of Joy (Jeremiah 13:1-8, Isaiah 53:6-7) by Judy Rey Wasserman

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Judy Rey Wasserman is an artist and the founder of Post Conceptual Art theory and also the branch known as UnGraven Image Art at ungravenimage.com.

Check out the Fine Art Limited Edition prints, decorative prints, books, and printables that are currently available to you through Judy Rey’s Art of Seeing The Divine Shop. You don’t have to buy to avail yourself of the art and inspiration available there. However, if you select to collect investment quality archival art, or decorate your home with images created with strokes that are original letters from Bible texts, or buy a gift for someone special, there is a secure shopping cart that accepts most credit cards so your purchase is easy to accomplish. https://artofseeingthedivine.com,

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