Tristram went on to remind us that for Shaw it was Christ’s eyes. “The glory is Christ’s eyes. They gaze at us, steadily and lovingly. But they are eyes which have gone through the night: for 3 days they have been wrestling with death – but have finally conquered.”
Piero della Francesca is one of the most compelling painters of early Italian Renaissance, and definitely my favorite. I feel an affinity with Shaw because I have the Resurrection painting hanging in my the angel room; I have a postcard of Christ’s head with those eyes staring at me, those eyes that penetrate right into my soul. If I’m not truthful those eyes know, and I find myself turning away from them.