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Women must not Teach or Have Authority Over Men

“Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good” Corinthians 12:7-11. The New Testament makes it plain that Christian women, like men, have been given spiritual gifts. The gifts of wisdom, faith, healing, miraculous … Continue reading

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Fantastic way to Explore Mind, Image and Prayer

Exhibit to open in the MUSEO DE LA CIUDAD DE LEÓN  July 15 th to September 7th Egg tempera is one of the oldest mediums used in the history of paint to make art. The only mediums which precede it … Continue reading

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New Theology, a Women’s Unexpected Treasure

Women’s voices and their images have been lacking in Christian theology for 2,000 years. Christian art has typically focused on Mary, Mother of Jesus whose holiness the everyday woman could not possibly attain. She also is praised for her obedience … Continue reading

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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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