This is the image chosen by Ruth Gouldbourne for our Thousand Words feature. It is ‘Mystic Nativity’ by Sandro Botticelli, which is at the National Gallery in London.
Ruth explains why she chose this painting and what it means to her in conversation with Anne in our December podcast. (Starts at 25’15)
Ruth Gouldbourne grew up in Edinburgh, but she’s lived in London since 2006, when she was called to be minister of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church on Shaftesbury Avenue.