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Man spots Virgin Mary on tie-dye shirt
UPI ^ | 25 December 2013

Posted on 12/28/2013 9:41:50 AM PST by Gamecock

SUNCOAST, Fla., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A Florida man said he was shocked to discover an image of the Virgin Mary over the heart area of a homemade tie-dye T-shirt.

Tim Symonds of Suncoast said he regularly makes his own tie dye T-shirts and he was shocked recently to see an image on one of the shirts that appears to resemble the mother of Jesus, WWSB-TV, Sarasota, Fla., reported Wednesday.

"I have a basic idea of what the shirt's going to look like but I tell everyone God does the real art work because where the shirt folds and how the dye runs is up to him and it often makes different images," Symonds said.

"When I unfolded the shirt I noticed mother Mary was in the center of one the shirts by the heart," Symonds said.

Symonds said his mother, Debbie, also spotted Mary on the shirt.

Stephen McConnell, the senior pastor at the Church of the Palms in Sarasota, said it is not impossible for holy images to show up on everyday objects.

"I'm not one to judge. God shows up in many different ways and I think it's more important is what we do with it after we've had the experience" McConnell said.

Symonds said he does not yet know what he will do with his potentially holy T-shirt.


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1 posted on 12/28/2013 9:41:50 AM PST by Gamecock
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To: Alex Murphy

2 posted on 12/28/2013 9:42:13 AM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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3 posted on 12/28/2013 9:43:12 AM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: Gamecock

I see a guy with a mustache.


4 posted on 12/28/2013 9:48:32 AM PST by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: Gamecock

5 posted on 12/28/2013 9:50:58 AM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: FReepaholic

I see Phil Robertson.


6 posted on 12/28/2013 9:51:21 AM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: FReepaholic

Looks like Gandolf, take some more mushrooms


7 posted on 12/28/2013 9:54:35 AM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: Gamecock

They call that matrixing on the Ghost Hunter type shows. People seeing what they wantbto see or misinterpret it.


8 posted on 12/28/2013 9:54:39 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Gamecock

The force be with you.

9 posted on 12/28/2013 9:55:26 AM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: FReepaholic

I see a German Shepherd dog.


10 posted on 12/28/2013 9:56:24 AM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Gamecock
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11 posted on 12/28/2013 9:59:11 AM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: James C. Bennett

I kinda see that dog but it could also be a goat.


12 posted on 12/28/2013 9:59:29 AM PST by Ditter
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To: reg45
Nope

Siberian Husky with a stupid hat w/flaps the idiot owner bought for Christmas.

13 posted on 12/28/2013 10:00:02 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Gamecock
"I'm not one to judge. God shows up in many different ways

Yet, he says it was Mary on the 'T'.

Like most idolaters, he doesn't know the difference between man and God.

14 posted on 12/28/2013 10:05:36 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Gamecock

I see Michael Jackson wearing a Fedora and driving A Bumper Car...about to run over the Loch Ness Monster by the looks of it....


15 posted on 12/28/2013 10:27:30 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Its beginning to look a lot like Kwanzaa)
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To: FReepaholic
I see a guy with a mustache.

It's Phil Robertson!

16 posted on 12/28/2013 10:29:58 AM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Gamecock
Symonds said he does not yet know what he will do with his potentially holy T-shirt.

eBay, of course.

17 posted on 12/28/2013 10:34:02 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Gamecock

I’m sure soon it will be on auction at Ebay...


18 posted on 12/28/2013 10:36:26 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Gamecock

That’s not the virgin Mary.


19 posted on 12/28/2013 10:56:58 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Gamecock

I see Smokey Bear with a trout in his mouth.


20 posted on 12/28/2013 10:59:54 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: Gamecock

How would one know what Mary looks like? Are there any photographs or contemporary artwork?


21 posted on 12/28/2013 11:50:54 AM PST by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: Gamecock

%%
When I find myself dyeing some T-shirts
Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it bleed

And if I look into the mass of color
She is staring, right in front of me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it bleed

Let it bleed, let it bleed
Let it bleed, let it bleed
Whispering words of wisdom - let it bleed
%%


22 posted on 12/28/2013 12:35:16 PM PST by mikrofon (Happy New Year 2014)
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To: presently no screen name

Mother of God


23 posted on 12/28/2013 1:58:40 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Gamecock; All
You sure it's not Jar Jar?


24 posted on 12/28/2013 6:36:23 PM PST by StormPrepper
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To: Gamecock

Mary looks like a dog...I was thinking she’d be more comely than that...


25 posted on 12/28/2013 7:31:14 PM PST by Iscool
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To: Gamecock

Looks like Smokey the Bear to me.


26 posted on 12/29/2013 4:42:25 PM PST by Nea Wood
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