Tag Archives: Virgin Mary

Given Love to Give Love

Icons Speak: Beginning with Mary In Mary, I found inspiration for my book called In Light of Women. After copying hundreds of images of icon images of the mother of God, I discovered not only the deep mystical Mary message … Continue reading

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Art and Image in Iconography

Ancient Image, Sacred Lines                  By Mary Jane Miller NEW WEBSITE DESIGN These are great resource for your church or school, books filled with spiritual imagery offering contemporary ideas with an old world feel for the divine. The images are bold, … 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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The Universal Touch

Mary of Tenderness, The Hodegitria or  Mary of the Sign, each  of them offers a unique manifestation of the binding force that keeps the universe together; love. The beauty that is a manifested in the heart of a mother’s love … Continue reading

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Saint Mary the Mother of God In Feast day Icons

A theologian once said, “it is necessary to go back to Mary if we want to return to: truth about Jesus Christ, truth about the Church and truth about humankind.” This is an amazing statement and one worth thinking about Feast day icons and Mary the mother of God. Continue reading

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UNION

“The tongue and heart moving are two keys to prayer, the vibration they make, mark the entrance into sacred places.” St Isaac CATHOLIC ART BLOG Continue reading

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When did the theology of Mary Sleeping come to be a classic image in icons?

When did the theology of Mary Sleeping come to be a classic image in icons? one Hundred years later another detail of her divinity needed clarification. If she was immaculately conceived then where would her divine body go at her death? Continue reading

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