Solemnity of the Birth of St. John the Baptist

SOLEMNITY OF THE BIRTH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

Photo source This feast, a segment of Advent in the season of Ordinary Time, makes us aware of the wonderful inner relationship between...

Solemnity of Corpus Christi

SOLEMNITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI

Pope Francis via Texas Catholic SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST This Solemnity goes back to the thirteenth century....

 
 
 
Bluebonnets

BLUEBONNETS

Bluebonnets , taken by Jason Merlo

WELL SAID: MOST PEOPLE

From my quote journal. In most cases, people, even wicked people, are far more naive and simple-hearted than one generally assumes....

 
 
 
The Annunciation

THE ANNUNCIATION

The Annunciation , John William Waterhouse I don't think I've seen an Annunciation like this before, where Mary looks so taken off...

ACT OF SPIRITUAL COMMUNION

I was vaguely aware of the idea of spiritual communion which is done when you can't make it to Mass or can't receive communion for...

 
 
 

EVIL IS A VACUUM

Three thousand years in Hell have made this much clear to me: evil is nothing. It's a vacuum. It's a space where something should have...

Cinematographe Lumière

CINEMATOGRAPHE LUMIÈRE

The poster advertising the Lumière brothers cinematographe , showing a famous comedy .

 
 
 
A Year With the Eucharist

A YEAR WITH THE EUCHARIST

I'm not too far along in this book but suddenly realized that Corpus Christi Sunday is coming. Naturally I wanted to give a heads up...

The Visit

THE VISIT

The Visit, Abram Efimovich Arkhipov, 1915. Via J.R.'s Art Place .

 
 
 
This week Julie plays her own stalker while Scott counts Khans

THIS WEEK JULIE PLAYS HER OWN STALKER WHILE SCOTT COUNTS KHANS

We discuss Rab ni Bana de Jodi in episode 209 of A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast.

MONKS IN SPACE!

In physical life we might easily say, it's a coincidence, monks just happen to be the best space-tool for the space-job. But this is...

 
 
 

ETERNITY WITH THE TRINITY. BORING?

At this point the question spontaneously arises, What will we do from this point on? Won't it be boring to spend all eternity with...

Das Schlossportal

DAS SCHLOSSPORTAL

Ferdinand Knab, Das Schlossportal, 1881

 
 
 
Solemnity of the Blessed Trinity

SOLEMNITY OF THE BLESSED TRINITY

Icon of the Old Testament Trinity , c. 1410, Andrei Rublev Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Blessed Trinity. This, the...

The Trinity, Part III - The Understanding of Unity

THE TRINITY, PART III - THE UNDERSTANDING OF UNITY

Icon of the Old Testament Trinity, c. 1410, Andrei Rublev The Eastern vision of the Trinity is above all, then, a call to unity. At...

 
 
 
Chameleon

CHAMELEON

Chameleon by Ustad Mansur, court painter to the Mughal Emperor, c. 1612. Via J.R.'s Art Place .

The Trinity, Part II - Profound Peace and Unity

THE TRINITY, PART II - PROFOUND PEACE AND UNITY

Icon of the Old Testament Trinity, c. 1410, Andrei Rublev... all three are wearing blue garments as a sign of the divine nature they...

 
 
 
Ernesta

ERNESTA

Cecilia Beaux, Ernesta , 1894 via Wikipedia This little lady has a look of our goddaughter so I just couldn't resist.

The Trinity, Part I - In Eastern Spirituality

THE TRINITY, PART I - IN EASTERN SPIRITUALITY

Icon of the Old Testament Trinity, c. 1410, Andrei Rublev To get to the heart of Eastern and Western spirituality, we can take as our...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late Afternoon Surf” by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL This piece is from my Skillern's Seas Series. It is wired and ready to hang. The paint flow continues around the sides for a beautiful finish. 24"x36"x1.5... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

16" x 20" x .75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel Read more ...

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

© René de Wit Architects: eklund terbeek Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Category: Apartment interiors Lead Architects: Jenny Eklund, Dominique ter Beek Area: 230.0... Read more ...

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Summer Marsh 20" x 20" x 1.5"Acrylic on heavily textured canvas Purchasing Information This original, abstract landscape painting is stretched on a textured 1.5" deep gallery... Read more ...

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

© Filip Dujardin Architects: Dierendonckblancke Architects Location: Ghent, Belgium Category: Extension Area: 141.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Filip Dujardin Read more ...

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Date: c. 1900 Technique: Oil on canvas Source Read more ...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into Paintings by Rachael Cassiani

Moshup Moment. Images: Field Gallery Massachusetts-based artist Rachael Cassiani finds inspiration in her local beaches, dunes, and cloud-strewn skies to create abstract... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado Artist Susan Fowler

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting is part of my brand new 2019 series "The Skyward Collection" 6"x6"x1" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $50 Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Glass orbs, metal particles and mica flakes create light and texture.I painted this for my friends song by the name Deep Mental Telepathy.When I listened to his music this is... Read more ...

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Ambroise Dubois (Flemish-born French artist, 1542-43-1614-15) Flore ou Allégorie de l'été Summer is the perfect time to celebrate Earth's Beauty & Bounty. Flowers gave beauty &... Read more ...