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Women in Christian Sacred Images

Being a practicing Christian all my life and dedicated to the practice of painting (writing) icons. One cannot help but make some startling observations and deductions. I would like to share some of the conclusions I have made while reading … Continue reading

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New Catholic Icon

Thoughts and reflections   I have been a practicing Christian all my life and half of that time dedicated to the practice of painting (writing) icons. Biblical text, liturgy, and prayer are my source of strength and comfort, just like … Continue reading

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Mary Magdalene Gospel and St Andrew

GOSPLE of MARY TEXT After Mary had said these things, she was silent, since it was up to this point that the Savior had spoken to her. Andrew responded, addressing the brothers and sisters, “Say what you will about the … Continue reading

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Christ Pantocrator

Christ Pantocrator, is one of the most profound theological images depicting the idea of spirit made flesh. The icon is not just a nice sacred image, it speaks a theological concept Christians hold as truth, Man became God that God … Continue reading

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Icon Painting with Joy

Amazing what can happen when you ask God for help. I was grumbling and procrastinating about whether I could or should continue with icons and Iconography in general. I feel I am Too rebellious, always bending a beautiful tradition Too … 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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Mary Icons, Her Voice and Message

In iconographal language, Mary has been held in the highest esteem, I guess for her silence and absolute obedience. We acclaim her to be the  through service, surrender and acceptance. The delicate line painted through her neck is there to … Continue reading

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