Tag Archives: Christ

Undiscovered Women in the Christian Tradition

Cultural bias against women has to a large extent been overcome in the societies of developed nations, however, the tradition and status of women is still unfortunately inferior to men around the world. Jesus strongly promoted the dignity and equality … Continue reading

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Painting Medium of Egg Yolk and Timeless Dirt, Fantastic

If there is NO GOD then I have had a great time living the illusion that there is one and If there IS a GOD, it will confirm a life illuminated by something greater than I can imagine. Mind and … 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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Why do Saints Never Smile?

Over Four hundred time the word “joy” appears in the Bible, most of them referring to what awaits those who seek the presence of God. So why do icons never smile at us – portraits of Saints who have achieved … Continue reading

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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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Mary, Mystic of the Desert

The social status of women in the Bible has been limited for a long time but now contemporary discussion, new perspectives and spiritual debate are frequent and lively. The factual life stores of the many women named Mary will always … 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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