“You gave me strength to stand alone again To face the world out on my own.
You put me high upon a pedestal So high that I could almost see eternity You needed me, you needed me” … Lyrics You Needed Me by Ann Murray.
“Noli Me Tangere”
Painting based on classical biblical theme. Mary Magdalene and Jesus.
“Noli Me Tangere” is the latin the phrase found in the Gospel of John. It’s original Greek meaning “stop clinging to me”, “don’t touch me”, “stop clinging to me”. “Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father.” They are the words of Jesus Christ after his Resurrection and before his ascension to Heaven.
It has been the iconographic theme of Christian art, as early as the late antiquity (the period between the 2nd and 8th Century. This tradition of painting this passionate scene lives on till today.
Then as if from a great distance, I heard the voice of my Master tell me,”Miryam, whom I have called the Migdalah, Now you have seen the all, and have known the truth of your self; the truth that is I am.” 42:13 The Gospel of Mary
I Cried For You
Painting of Mary Magdalene and Jesus, Painting of Mary Magdalene at the feet of Christ.
80cm x 120cm
“In many years they may forget
This love of ours or that we met,
They may not know
how much you meant to me….” I cried for You, lyric by Katie Melua
“He” Can Turn The Tides
Painting of Jesus
80cm x 120cm
Nik Helbig 2008
He can turn the tides
And calm the angry sea.
He alone decides
Who writes a symphony.
He lights ev’ry star
That makes our darkness bright.
He keeps watch all through
Each long and lonely night.
He still finds the time
To hear a child’s first prayer.
Saint or sinner call
And always find Him there.