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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

PIOUS PLACENTA?

Now, this gives new meaning to born-again.



A Union Beach, N.J., woman claims her 18-year-old daughter's fetal sonogram appears to have the image of Jesus on it.

When Lorraine Olsen's daughter, Sarah, had a sonogram recently, mother and daughter were amazed that the print out showed what they say is a "bearded Jesus" with "raised arms" as if blessing the crowd at Sermon on the Mount. The uncanny Shroud of Turin-like image also is wearing a "crown of thorns" and dressed in a plain "white robe."

We've all read about Mary Magdalene's image appearing on a piece of toast and Jesus' in the wood grain of a bathroom door.

And, while perceptions of religious imagery in natural phenomena are not uncommon, what was strange was the staffer, who put out Olsen's message to the Asbury Park Press newsroom, has a last name of ... and get this ... Priest.

You can't make this stuff up.

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22 Comments:

Anonymous barbara said...

not so sure I see all of the image that you see. I would say that the image of a man with a darkish short beard, mustach and hairline is visable. Guess it all in what we are looking for.

Tue Jun 12, 11:28:00 AM  
Anonymous judy said...

Definitely looks like Jesus to me........ Amen!!!

Tue Jun 12, 11:41:00 AM  
Anonymous kathie said...

Interesting, hard to tell, but you could believe it if you want to.

Tue Jun 12, 01:07:00 PM  
Anonymous avidreader said...

I can't tell if these photographs look like photographs of Jesus since I've never seen a photo of Jesus.

Tue Jun 12, 01:13:00 PM  
Anonymous dmc said...

Does that mean the baby will be a boy. It looks like Jesus Priest to me.

Tue Jun 12, 01:16:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I believe I have now seen and heard everything.

Tue Jun 12, 01:24:00 PM  
Anonymous terri said...

I am a highly religious follower of Jesus Christ, but I find this analogous to making out cloud formations or reading tea leaves. Sorry.

Tue Jun 12, 01:40:00 PM  
Anonymous The Ripper Man said...

Looks like Rob Zombie if you ask me!

Tue Jun 12, 05:04:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

WOW THAT IS SO AMAZING, LOTS OF LUCK WITH THIS NEW BUNDLE OF JOY

Tue Jun 12, 05:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If that doesn'tlook like Jesus...What pictures are you looking at?

Tue Jun 12, 05:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

THE BABY IS REACHING UP TO JESUS.

Tue Jun 12, 05:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Pete said...

I think it looks like the guy,Billy Gibbons in ZZTop!But Faith dictates we believe what we cannot see.... Read on.

I looked to the eastern sky in Springfield on Monday evening early and saw a rainbow. At our Wedding Party on Saturday,the DJ played "Ribbon In The Sky" by Stevie Wonder. Last week,stopping at my parents' grave,I ask them to bless this union I was about to enter into.
Was the rainbow and the song a coincidence?
I'll leave that to the reader to decide.
As for me....I feel Blessed.

Tue Jun 12, 06:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No matter what you see on the top left hand side, Great Grama knows that there is a beautiful baby that God is blessing on the lower right hand side.

Tue Jun 12, 10:46:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't know if that is Jesus, but that baby must be smart to be reaching up to him for help. Cause God knows, he or she is going to need it with this crazy world we live in.

Tue Jun 12, 10:55:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Whatever!

Wed Jun 13, 08:01:00 AM  
Anonymous Sophia Murano said...

God bless these people that have such strong faith-at least their imagination is healthy!

Wed Jun 13, 10:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Reaching far out, they must have a need. May their faith make it "right."

Wed Jun 13, 10:47:00 AM  
Anonymous amt said...

The picture of Jesus in the baby's Ultrasound is why unborn life is sacred

Thu Jun 14, 08:14:00 AM  
Anonymous wow..and... said...

I have the image of a donkey's head on my bathroom door.

Thu Jun 14, 11:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and the image of his butt on your face.

Thu Jun 14, 11:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

some of you have absolutly no faith and some of you really question it. this is a miracle, a baby , and a picture of jesus in a sonogram you doubt , take a good look at your self .. where did you come from? yet another miracle.

Thu Jun 14, 02:17:00 PM  
Anonymous proofreader said...

I'll be really impressed if the baby is born with a full beard and crown of thorns (hopefully, it is a boy!) As for the Mom, if there is a crown of thorns on the baby, God help her if she has a natural delivery....she will be calling out the baby's name (Jesus Christ) many, many times....

Fri Jun 29, 12:56:00 PM  

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