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Mary Jane Miller’s latest book on Amazon

Women in the Catholic Church worldwide continue to seek a more meaningful role in the society and the formation of spiritual life. Despite evidence to indicate that Jesus strongly promoted the dignity and equality of women and that early Christians … 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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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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PLAYING IN THE DIRT, egg tempera

The Painted Icons of a Self-Taught Iconographer  By Mary Jane Miller For two millenniums icons have encouraged vibrant soul transformation through image and prayer.The Orthodox Church used this method of image and prayer as a teaching tool for the community … Continue reading

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Light of Spirit Through Iconography

 You and I have a huge variety of gifts and talents unseen. We are only limited by our capacity to share them. We have always been taught that:   1- We can only Love Others if we Love Ourselves. Do … Continue reading

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Egg Tempera Eggs

  Eggs are a useful source of protein, iodine and essential vitamins and are almost indispensable to the cook, But I Use them to paint with.  Hens’ eggs are the type of egg most frequently used. Duck eggs, gull eggs … Continue reading

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September 21st 2014…….. Global Day of Peace and Prayer

Human beings and new theology have to first make peace with God within themselves and then extend this everlasting peace to their fellow human beings. Continue reading

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