Author Archives: mary jane Miller
mary jane Miller

Simplicity in Greece

Life Changes    The other day I was reading about a man with ALS,”Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” he was talking about the disease beginning in the legs and slowly loosing contact with his body gradually until it reached his head. His … Continue reading

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Grains of sand painting an Ocean of God

An invitation: Windows into Stillness Sacred Art Workshop Iconography Mariandale Retreat Center on the Hudson River    April 12 to 17. Grains of sand painting an Ocean of God: That’s What Icon Painting in New York offers Is there a fundamental … Continue reading

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Silence and Meditation in Icon Painting

Do you see this as I see it in the painted icons. These are the feelings transmitted through the icons we paint. DROWNING IN NOISE? Flowing silence is………………………….. Freedom, Foreseen silence is………………………… Infinity, Vibrating silence is………………………… Creation, Maintained silence is … Continue reading

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Icon Painting is Spiritual

Spirituality, often misunderstood as a concept, is easily defined as  a verb- the work of developing your spiritual being. Spirituality is the God related science of recognizing the Gods’ innermost being – the core within us “made in the image … Continue reading

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Keep God In It :Egg Tempera Technique

For those who are looking for room to explore and pray, to experiment and grow in love for this wonderful mystical medium, this book is for you. Continue reading

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Serenity Prayer

The serenity prayer  says,  “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change and the courage to change the things I can.” It states we will be given the wisdom to know the difference between the things that are … Continue reading

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What is the Peace of God?

   It is not something you can find behind a door some place or something you can cook up on the stove in the kitchen, what is the peace of God? It is not something you can find in a … Continue reading

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