On each link of the chain is written the first line of the psalm: "Have mercy on me, Dear God, according to Your great mercy...". This psalm was composed by the prophet King David. He expresses deep contrition for the sin committed and an earnest prayer f
On this icon, the Mother of God is depicted with seven swords stuck in her heart: three on the right and left, and one below. The number seven denotes the fullness of grief, sadness and heartache experienced by the Mother of God in her earthly life. Belie
Icon of the Mother of God "The Seven Spears". Small icon. A prayer is written on the back side of the icon.