As featured on THE REFUGE under beauty:   “The Passion Flower” by Cherish Flieder “Painted on an Easter Sunday, God inspired me with with this image that illustrates, in an ethereal way, the spiritual beauty that comes only through suffering. My desire was to juxtapose the classic symbol of the “passion” flower (as established by Spanish monks while…

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The Church of Our Lady in Fleet, Hampshire, England just reached its centenary in June of 2008. To commemorate this grand occasion they held a Flower Festival that uniquely depicts the life of Christ. I was greatly honored to have my painting, “The Passion Flower” selected to mark such a special occasion, half a world…

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