Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 To reference Peterson – sometimes to understand the meaning of a word you have to understand the story in which it sits. In this case – meek – is first attributed to Moses (Jesus appears to be quoting Psalm 37 here, but the… Continue reading Holy energy
Eugene Peterson [from Regent Radio: Beatitudes 3/6] acknowledges the problems of word definitions here, I see the problem – but what is said is very helpful. I hope that ‘spirituality’ and ‘ethics’ aren’t too hot words for you – and you are able to gain from reading this: What I’m calling spirituality is almost the… Continue reading Spirituality – disrupted by grace
Recently, I’ve come across the work of Sister Mary Corita a nun from California and pop artist during the 1960’s and 70’s. This quote of her’s stuck me when considering the role of the artist in culture: “If we seperate ourselves from the great arts of our time, we cannot be leaven enriching our society… Continue reading Enriching art
“We are called not to be successful, but to be faithful.” Mother Teresa
Love without courage and wisdom is sentimentality, as with the ordinary church member. Courage without love and wisdom is foolhardiness, as with the ordinary soldier. Wisdom without love and courage is cowardice, as with the ordinary intellectual. But the one who has love, courage and wisdom moves the world. Ammon Hennacy (Catholic activist 1893-1970)
Giclee prints on canvas (original materials paint, ink, collage, paper). 2005
A photo of the original hand written poem and sketch (media: dip ink pen).
This digital print on canvas is a visual reflection of time I spent in Berlin (2003). The work is a collage of magazine cuttings and photos taken by myself at Berlin’s East side gallery, where parts of the famous wall still stood — a reminder of what once split the city in two, marked by… Continue reading Reconciliation / The Wall