Category Archives: Byzantine Christian Icons

Eucharist and Living Peace Together

Jesus asks his followers to love one another as he loves them, he demonstrates two ways of living into that commandment. The first is the eating of a common meal. Eating together is one of the greatest pleasures human beings … Continue reading

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Icon Painting

There is great satisfaction when an artist’s work gets seen by the public. It is the kind of satisfaction in having done your best, with no worry for what others may think. It’s that subtle feeling of contentment, like you’ve … Continue reading

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PENTECOST, why so few women in Byzantine icons?

Pentecost icons are about the descent of Holy Spirit,   The institution of Divine Spirit coming to all of humanity, acting through the Church, to sanctify the world. I want to use the Pentecost icon to illustrate a new approach … Continue reading

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Painting Byzantine Icons Today

Byzantine Icons   are experiencing a great revival in this century, combining efforts both from the East and West, inclusive of new spirituality and contemporary examinations of some classics from the past.  Painting Byzantine Icons for Today will hopefully shed new light on … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa, Byzantine Icon

Mother Teresa 1910 AD to 1997 “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, I am an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely … Continue reading

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Modern Icon Painting at It’s Essence

Icon Painting offers that satisfaction – having your work seen? There is great satisfaction when your work as an artist gets seen by the public. It is the kind of satisfaction which makes you smile when you put your head … Continue reading

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Sleep and you miss God’s Love

  Have We Gone To Sleep Rather Than Love God?: Byzantine Icon Images a Thing of the Past?    The byzantine icon images  of the Disciples Sleeping opens us to Christ experienced his lonesomeness.  It calls to mind the painful … Continue reading

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