PhotoFriday.com: Meditation

Bishop Baraga Shrine, close-up, photocopyright Kim Nixon

Roadside America has a nice article on the “Snowshoe Priest,”  Bishop Baraga. The night I arrived the sun was almost down. I was torn between this man’s face and the sunset on the horizon. This is one of three shots I took in an instant. I was intent on the sunset–that’s where I meditated.

This is a 60-foot-tall statue raised up in the air. It is impressive. The size of the snowshoes, he holds. The cross in his hand. Holy Wah!

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About kimnixon

Upper Peninsula Michigan Artist and Writer

Posted on January 16, 2009, in PhotoFriday, Travel and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. The night we went, it was just a bit later than that, perhaps, but it was a wonderful site. I didn’t take a close-up of the face (a great idea!) A great place to visit!

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