Category Archives: modern theology

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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Revolution of Tenderness

Laju Balani Ph.D independent Educator in World Religions writes…: “ Pope Francis’ words in 2016  wage a “non-violent confrontation” on our distorted views of Christmas: he says, Christmas is a charade? These aren’t exactly words you would expect from a … Continue reading

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Foot Washing

After the meal, Christ washed the feet of the Apostles. The Mystical Supper revealed His divine Son-ship and authority, urging his disciples to love one another as he had loved them. By washing the feet of His disciples, He manifested … Continue reading

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Byzantine Icons

It is not easy to be driven by something you cannot see, to be completely aware of a desire you’re afraid to act on, as well as ignore. I was in the third week painting an icon of Moses. God … Continue reading

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OBSESSED WITH BUSYNESS

We fill our lives with activity only to find the anxiety increasing. We find relief in drugs, shopping, entertainment, TV, sleep or some busy involvement to avoid the screaming we hear in our head if we stop. The loneliness of … Continue reading

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