September 25th, 2008

Madonna del "Magnificat" (detail)

Doves

Today I pulled a dove above two swords. (Two of Swords from the Tarot of Saints). 

                                        
That  is funny because I looked for pictures of doves and pigeons to use as illustration for a spread about a tale of Saint Francis who saves doves. Doves are a symbol of the soul. The spread follows the story close and its theme is the nurturing of the soul. I was very tensed today and looking for doves gave me peace. This is what I chose: