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Mary Magdalena Images

Recent work, all images of Mary Magdalena, egg tempera, soon to be published in our next book                In Light of Women   In many countries around the world, the female voice has not … Continue reading

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Painting with Earth Pigments

Hexaemeron, means the period of six days in which God created the world. Icon workshops are usually five days long, painting mornings for 3 hours and the same in the afternoon; the 6th day is rest and refection, everyone takes … Continue reading

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Contemplate the Stations of the Cross

  “Jesus Suffered and Died for ME”.  Have you ever thought it a little narcissistic thinking He died for Me and end the meditation there? The whole idea someone would die for you is out of style these days, we … Continue reading

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What is a Reliquary?

Bones Body Parts and Pieces of clothing Reliquaries became popular around the 4th century. They contained the physical remains of saints, such as bones, body parts, pieces of clothing, or some object associated with saints or other religious figures. The  … Continue reading

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Copernicus and Galileo, Thier Window to Life on Earth

Copernicus and Galileo, mathematician astronomers surrounded themselves by globes, charts, and telescopes, struggled to find proof for an idea developed by seeing and thinking. Perplexed by a dilemma, should they respect the Church’s wishes and not rock the boat or … Continue reading

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We are Living Conscious Stardust

4 billion years of connected molecules. The universe is pure gift, driven by energy which is continually transforming, moving, unstable and unpredictable. Try and imagine humanity along these lines; full of promise and possibilities without control, it is just happening. … Continue reading

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EGG TEMPERA, The Medium

I am a rebel icon painter and un-orthodox I have never been trained and schooled in the canons the Byzantine church set forth as doctrine, but I do love God with my whole heart, mind and soul and sincerely desire … Continue reading

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