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Theotokos "Sweet Kissing" Cathedral Icon - T180

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Unveiling Divine Affection: Exploring the Significance of the Sweet Kissing Icon (Glykophilousa)

Delve into the rich tapestry of Orthodox Christian heritage with the "Sweet Kissing" icon, also known as "Glykophilousa." This Byzantine style iconic representation, believed to be crafted by Saint Luke the Evangelist himself, captures a poignant moment between the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus, embodying the essence of maternal tenderness and divine love.

Steeped in tradition and revered by believers worldwide, the "Sweet Kissing" icon holds a sacred place in Orthodox spirituality. Its depiction of Mary cradling Jesus as they exchange a gentle kiss serves as a powerful symbol of the intimate bond shared between mother and child, as well as the profound connection between humanity and the divine.

Legend has it that miraculous healings and blessings have been bestowed upon those who venerate this sacred icon with heartfelt devotion. Through the centuries, countless faithful have sought solace and guidance in the loving embrace depicted in the "Sweet Kissing" icon, finding comfort in Mary's maternal intercession and the grace of her son, Jesus Christ.

As Orthodox Christians continue to honor and revere the "Sweet Kissing" icon, its timeless message of love and compassion resonates deeply with believers of all ages. Whether in times of joy or sorrow, this iconic image serves as a beacon of hope, drawing believers into a closer relationship with Mary and her divine son.

Experience the transformative power of the "Sweet Kissing" icon in your spiritual journey today. Allow its profound symbolism to inspire faith, nurture devotion, and deepen your connection to the divine. Let the love depicted in this sacred image illuminate your path and guide you to a deeper understanding of God's infinite grace.

Purchase this icon as part of your collection and you will forever treasure the quality of our Orthodox made icons. Each is made one at a time by hand for you to exacting standards.



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