The Victims: The Noah Window at Chartres (9)

When I look at the images of the victims of the flood, my heart and mind turn to the victims of the recent atrocities around our globe.

The victims of the flood by Jill K H Geoffrion
A man and horse being swept under by the waves

My Prayer

How long O Lord, how long? Comfort the families of those who have been killed.

The victims of the flood by Jill K H Geoffrion
A man who appears to be praying as he is drowning

Scriptural Touchstone

 My heart is in anguish within me, the terrors of death have fallen upon me. Fear and trembling come upon me, and horror overwhelms me. Psalms 55:4-5 (NRSV)

The victims of the flood by Jill K H Geoffrion
A horse and a man being taken away by the current

Invitation to Pray:

What laments are emerging in your body, mind, heart, and imagination? Pray them now.

The victims of the flood by Jill K H Geoffrion

The thirteenth century stained glass window (1205-1215) which relates the stories from Genesis 6-9 about Noah, his family, and the flood. It is the westernmost window in the north side aisle at the Chartres Cathedral in France. The images in this post are found on the right hand side in the third semicircle from the bottom.

Noah Window at Chartres by Jill K H Geoffrion

Previous Posts in this Series:

1. Introducing the Noah Window at Chartres
2. The Noah Window at Chartres: Donors
3. The Noah Window: Sons of God, daughters of humans and Nephilim
4. God Speaking to Noah
5. Noah’s Family
6. Doing What God Commands
7. The Animals Arrive
8. Noah’s Ark Floating on the Waters

Jill K H Geoffrion

Serving as a contemplative Christian minister and artist by compassionately and creatively inspiring others to seek a deeper relationship with God and a more meaningful life of service.


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