A Matter of Timing…

But as I paused, I decided that there is something more to be done with God thru the Arts and I earnestly prayed to God for renewed inspiration.

Grief Work 2 – Reflection

It was important to notice and give myself permission to enjoy something and yes thank God for the blessing of the nice weather or the dear friend who listened.

Grief Work – 1 Emotional Noise

In those earliest days after her passing, I can only describe my feelings towards God as a sort of “white out” effect. Try as I might, I just couldn’t feel his presence in my life.

We Shall Rise Again

by Adam Nettesheim I was flipping through an art history book and this painting caught my eye. Resurrection depictions invite emotion, certainly, but this one in particular met me today in a unique way. The times we are living in feel like a fulfillment of Christ’s warning “In this world you will have trouble“. There’s…

Stones of Hope part II

The Sculpture As the pilgrims approached Chartres Cathedral, they would begin to see an experience the stories of the Bible as told through sculpture. There are some 10,000 carved statues within and without Chartres. These statues, as one would expect, portrayed favorite characters from the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible and together…

How Can We Encounter Jesus?

Happy Weekend and Thank you for joining me with this meditation. This is a fabulous painting by the little known Polish Artist: Henryk  Siemiradsky. This painting is 3.5 x 6 feet and so you can try to imagine the true size of the scene. Siemiradsky is famous for these kind of sunlight scenes from antiquity….

GTA Advent Journey Day 18: Things Above

featured in My Dancing Day : Reflections of the Incarnation in Art and Music. As you gaze at this busy scene, think of all of your holiday preparations and resolved to slow down this year.

GTA Advent Journey, Day 17: The Angelus

We beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection.

GTA Advent Journey Day 15: Holy Grail

Renew your picture of our God who is love and is seeking each of us. Yes! the “Wise Men” brought precious gifts to the baby Jesus, but their greatest gift to him was their presence….and by their presence we are changed as they bring the world to worship the new born King.