Jesus World Tour Continues as He Appears on a Moth

Jesus has once again made an appearance and has people all atwitter. Where did he appear this time? Toast again? A tortilla perhaps? Maybe he decided once again to appear in someone’s bathroom mold to send a message (that message, one presumes, being “buy bleach”)? Nope. This time he has appeared on the wings of a moth.

Yvonne Esquilin of Georgetown, Texas spotted something incredible on the wings of a moth last week.

The yellow and brown insect flew into her home around noon on Wednesday, and stayed until Thursday morning. Esquilin believes that the unexpected visit was a sign from God, after likening the pattern on the moth’s wings to an image of Jesus.

The moth’s size and vivid colors initially caused the family to think that the insect was a butterfly. They didn’t notice the unique wing pattern until hours later.

“We were just amazed at the size of the moth,” Esquilin told KXAN. “It didn’t dawn on me until I snapped the picture.”

And of course, this is a sign from God.

Esquilin had been praying for a way to continue her daughter’s education, and believes that the timing of the moth’s appearance is significant. The family also discovered that the color yellow symbolises hope, and brown represents important news.

“I believe this was a sign,” she explained. “God is letting me know good news is coming and to keep the hope.”

God is clearly behind the times. If you want to send a message these days, you text or use social media. Maybe he could have send some ASCII art that looked like Jesus. And a note of irony: You know how entomoligists store moth specimens? By pinning them to a board.

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  • Mr Ed

    I caught the ’94 tour and it wasn’t half bad. Jesus rocked, Paul was a jerk and Mathew, Mark, Luke and John seemed to be playing the same song but couldn’t agree on the key or tempo. Right now I’m just waiting for the Revelations world wide event, I hear the light show is unbelievable.

  • http://howlandbolton.com richardelguru

    Looks more like Ivan IV Vasilyevich as portrayed by Nikolai Cherkasov in Eisenstein’s films!

    We’ll all have to convert to Oprichniki!!

  • Loqi

    So now we have biblical colorology to go with numerology?

  • moarscienceplz

    The family also discovered that the color yellow symbolizes hope, and brown represents important news.

    Funny, I usually associate brown and yellow with something else entirely.

  • http://howlandbolton.com richardelguru
  • http://www.gregory-gadow.net Gregory in Seattle

    I look at it and see Conchita Wurst.

  • http://Reallyawakeguy.blogspot.com somnus

    You ever just sit and stare at any random collection of patterns? Maybe looking at leaves on trees, or random markings on floor tiles, or the colors in carpet threads, or whatever? Eventually, you start seeing faces and human forms in them. Because human brains are so hardwired to recognize other people that we see them wherever any collection of forms even vaguely hints at them. I bet you the people in this article have seen hundreds of human faces and forms in random places throughout their lives. Probably even (like many of us do) played games of trying to pick out facial forms in those random patterns.

    But just this once that form hints at a dude with a short beard, suddenly it’ must be Jesus.

  • http://howlandbolton.com richardelguru

    Gregory

    “Conchita Wurst”… who looks like an attractive Ivan Grozniy

    Q.E.D

  • http://Www.metalmischief.com YOB – Ye Olde Blacksmith

    No. It’s totally Rasputin.

     

    And, yes, it IS a sign… To close your screen door.

  • bahrfeldt

    That’s not Jesus. Jesus has white skin, blue eyes and sandy hair. And his hair and beard are nicely trimmed, not hippyish. And he drives a Ford pickup, drinks Jack Daniels and smokes Marlboros,

    just like his father taught him.

    Richarddelguru- Yes. Too obscure, but awesome anyway.

  • http://www.ranum.com Marcus Ranum
  • http://www.ranum.com Marcus Ranum

    Jesus has white skin, blue eyes and sandy hair. And his hair and beard are nicely trimmed, not hippyish.

    Well, most of the traditional depictions of jesus are based on Cesare Borja.

    And he drives a Ford pickup, drinks Jack Daniels and smokes Marlboros,

    I suspect Cesare would have been more the Bugatti and Taittinger set.

    Jesus would have walked – the boy appears to have enjoyed suffering.

  • nemistenem

    Funny, I saw a moth on a crucifix once… wonder what that means? Ave, Mothra!

  • dhall

    A few years ago, some local people reported on the Cleveland news that the interior side of their bathroom door had an image of Jesus on it. I thought that was an awfully dignified place for the son of god to appear. And he showed up once again on a concrete slab beneath an interstate overpass, which became a traffic hazard until DOT came out and sandblasted it. A piece of toast, a moth, floor tile, the side of a dead tree–why doesn’t he make an appearance somewhere in keeping with his exalted position in the heavenly hierarchy? Why is it always some stupid place?

    BTW, it’s either an imperial moth or a close relative, and not at all rare.

  • =8)-DX

    It’s a sign! It’s a bumper sticker!

    No, it’s just a moth you ignoramuses.

  • Georgia Sam

    That isn’t Jesus, it’s obviously Charles Manson! This is a cautionary tale about how easily we may be taken in by Satan’s trickery!

  • stubby

    Now a bunch of nutters will donate money for this woman to finish school and that will confirm it was indeed jebus.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dave.thompson1 davethompson

    I saw the picture of the moth. Looked like the “Dude” to me.. Or “El Duderino” to some

  • http://dontlinkmebro F [i’m not here, i’m gone]

    Why does Jesus have daffodils at the end of his hair?

  • Ex Patriot

    I saw the photo and I saw a large nicely colored moth and nothing more. These people have a short in their wiring.

  • martinc

    stubby @ 17:

    Now a bunch of nutters will donate money for this woman to finish school and that will confirm it was indeed jebus.

    Yeah, that line:

    “Esquilin had been praying for a way to continue her daughter’s education”

    … makes me wonder whether perhaps Ms. Esquilin might be a little more canny than your run-of-the-mill Jesus-on-toast believer …

  • busterggi

    That’s not a moth, its a communion wafter for a frog.

  • Moon Jaguar

    What kind of candy-ass deity hides in moths and tortillas and dog butts? Dhall@14 is right: it’s time the Son of God started acting like a fucking boss.

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    So this is the REAL Mothman! Halelujiah!

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    I saw the picture of the moth. Looked like the “Dude” to me…

    The Dude abides — now we have proof of it! Like, halelujiah, man!

  • birgerjohansson

    Wasn’t there a film with a sinister moth (mothman?) once?. This could be PR for the sequel.

    (I didn’t view it, only heard secondhand)

    Hint to Christians: M.Night Shyamalan may suck, but he is still a gazillion times better that the directors you pick for Christian-themed films.

  • birgerjohansson

    Oops! Raging Bee beat me to it!

    Time for me to Bzzzz off in shame.

  • Hatchetfish

    Clearly a young Robert Plant.

  • jakc

    a note of irony: You know how entomologists store moth specimens? By pinning them to a board.

    So every moth specimen looks like Jesus

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    “People also saw an image of the Devil which is kind of creepy but after staring at it for so long it almost looks like it,” Ms. Esquilin said.

    Wow, what strong convictions these people have. :-/

    PS: it kinda looks like Jesus as done by a Celtic artist. Or any youngish man with a beard who might appear in later Celtic artworks such as the Book of Kells…

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    Wasn’t there a film with a sinister moth (mothman?) once?

    Twice, actually: one with Richard Gere, the other with the amazingly pretty engineer-girl from “Serenity.” They both sucked.