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Encaustic Artist in San Miguel Allende

August 7 to 11, 2017 RUBEN AMARO Ruben Amaro is a patient and gentle instructor of this ancient art form. He is widely recognized on the continent for images of horses and Flamenco dancers. His skill and collections in Encuaustic … Continue reading

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Gnosticism; Futile Ground

Gnosticism is called a heresy by some. According to tradition, a heretic is one who deviates from the true (christian) faith. But what defines that “true faith”? Who calls it that, and for what reasons? I have drifted way out … Continue reading

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Agnostic Faith

When we consider the possibility that life exists on other planets in the entire universe, we consider what is required for the emergence of life in this world. As we cannot yet prove that life does in fact exist on … Continue reading

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Eucharist

When the apostle John states that the “Word become flesh” it is jarring, how can that be? In his humanity, Jesus manifested absolute grace and truth, in such a way that people could contemplate all it takes to be divinely … Continue reading

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Mary Magdelene from Egypt to France

Her feast day is July 22. There are more and more scholars today trying to prove or identify the“Cult of Mary Magdalene”, which arose in Provence France during the 11th century. They seek evidence for Mary and her companions having … Continue reading

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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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