Sunday, December 14, 2008
Tombstone Tales: Gravestone Motifs Part 6
Cross - there are many different types of crosses. It is an Emblem of faith.
The crucifix, a Christian symbol, is a Latin cross with an image of Christ nailed to it and depicts the sacrifice Jesus made for human salvation
The shepherd's cross has a crooked apex and represents both the Christian faith and Jesus' role in guiding people through life and saving lost souls.
Also see Graven Images: Gravestone Motifs & Their Meanings