How wonderful for the secular world to tie in with and reflect the seasons of Holy Mother Church. We had just finished the imagery around the Apocalypse and meditated on the Second Coming of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, We had considered out own mortality, our particular judgement, the happiness of Heaven and the terrors of Hell, when shopping came to our help and gave us a visual aid.
These wonderful images express most eloquently what I have been trying to preach about for the last few weeks, the horrors of Hell and the plight of the lost. They are so similar to those pictures we have of the lost souls begging to get out of Hell, yet damned for all eternity to suffer.
The main difference is that they have clothes on. For which I am pleased. Naked TV shopping in Asda is surely a step too far!
I can't wait for us to have "stay awake, watchful without sleeping, for the coming of Our Lord". Perhaps this?