Category Archives: contemporary icons

Unified Divine Spirit Abounding

Conceptually the image presents Jesus as being able to see in all directions, the concept of being fully conscious. The image offers us the promise of knowing and perceiving, 360 degrees.   Watchfulness means keeping the interior eye on that … 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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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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Thanksgiving is a wonderful idea

The world inside your head is only a short distance from the world in the head next to you. Thanksgiving is a wonderful idea; who and what do we thank and give? Appreciate and offer? 80 billion of us know … Continue reading

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It takes Infinite Courage

It takes courage to trust in something greater than myself. Continue reading

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Iconography is a tradition without a Ceiling in egg tempera.

Students working in egg tempera are surprised saying, “I’m too old to start; I wish I had begun earlier”, but time is irrelevant where Gods involved, Continue reading

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