Friday, May 31, 2013

Jesus appears in pot of marmite

I spotted a story in the news this week about a Welsh family who found the image of Jesus on the lid of a pot of sandwich spread. What do you think?:

I know that God moves in mysterious ways, but this is a bit too mysterious for my liking. It appears to be a case of a perceiving something that you want to in an otherwise random assortment of shapes. The family, themselves, appear to take comfort in the appearance of the image, saying "We've had a tough couple of months; my mum's been really ill and it's comforting to think that if he is there, he's watching over us."

After a quick perusal of google I have realised these kinds of sightings are a lot more common than you might think. In recent years Jesus' face has appeared on, among other things, a beer bottle, a fish stick, a shower curtain, a nebula, a pancake and a tortilla:


David said...

Marmite: you either love it or you hate it.

Jesus: spread the word?

David said...

I remember about twenty years ago (gulp!) in a local paper in Birmingham, UK, the word Allah was spelt out in Arabic by the seeds in an aubergine that had been cut in half. People were teravelling some distance to see this.