Author Archives: Mary Jane Miller
Mary Jane Miller

Iconography Workshop

In 2016, The International Art Fund came to  interview Mary Jane Miller about the ancient, meditative art of iconography. At the end of March, Miller traveled from her home in San Miguel, Mexico to Lewes, Delaware to share this gift.  … Continue reading

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Sacred Body Parts

Reliquary is a place that was used to house Sacred Body Parts  of people. In this work i have bagged up the words which no longer seem to be important or useful in our day to day life. They are … Continue reading

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Mary Magdelene from Egypt to France

Her feast day is July 22. There are more and more scholars today trying to prove or identify the“Cult of Mary Magdalene”, which arose in Provence France during the 11th century. They seek evidence for Mary and her companions having … Continue reading

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St John the Silent

St John presses on his lip in act of silencing himself. I might practice a bit more meditation and prayer  with this image. The image of St John depicts a visual state of consciousness or a snapshot of a mystical … Continue reading

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Mary Icons

There are three classic prototypes of Mary. Her icons point towards a new contemporary kind of trinity. Perhaps the concept of Mary is still undeveloped in our understanding and with more contemplation we will come to realize a deeper mystical … Continue reading

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Adam and Eve Story

Bishop William Gregg at St Paul’s Anglican in San Miguel Allende gave another insightful sermon, first week in Lent. The first reading was from Genesis. The silly story we all know about snakes and trees and perfection. What did Eve … Continue reading

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Water is Life, and so is Money

Last Sunday I asked the community at St Paul’s Anglican for money. I had to think about what to say and how I could explain why giving money is important. It occurred to me money is a lot like water … Continue reading

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