Tag Archives: peace and prayer

Look Around at the Beauty

Unthinking and unchanging, far away but always near; You are the knowable known without knowing. The fifteen words are not mystical or extraordinary; it is a simple concept for contemplation. I am that which is not, I am that which … Continue reading

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There is no You

When I see the paint in the dish, little grains of sand swirling around I think of the universe, time and space, color and shape , chaos and organized beauty. It has all been made for love, transformed by love … Continue reading

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Vision for a New World

We need a vision for a new world and plan for more awareness emphasizing the restoration of our connection to each other and the planet. We no longer live in isolated parts of the globe. It is folly to destroy … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Planet?

Pope Francis suggests one basic misconception causing problems in our society and the world is that we still believe we were given absolute power over nature by God. It is misinterpretation of abundance, God giving dominion over all did not … Continue reading

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Connection through Time and Place

The icon is an organic and dynamic piece of creation that has survived time to speak to us. Today as an icon painter in egg tempera, I try to maintain its universality rebellious at times, but with a sincere desire … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa, Byzantine Icon

Mother Teresa 1910 AD to 1997 “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, I am an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely … Continue reading

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Icon Painting is Spiritual

Spirituality, often misunderstood as a concept, is easily defined as  a verb- the work of developing your spiritual being. Spirituality is the God related science of recognizing the Gods’ innermost being – the core within us “made in the image … Continue reading

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