Charles LaFond

Neighbors

Neighbors

This originally appeared as part of the Daily Sip, a website from Charles LaFond, a spiritual companion, author, potter and fundraiser who lives on the edge of the sea with his dog Kai. offering regular meditations and reflections on spirituality and church fundraising

 

A close friend of mine sent me this icon he commissioned of an iconographer.  If you knew my friend, you would know why.  My friend is one of the kindest men I know.

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On Wreaths

On Wreaths

We are soon to enter the season of “wreaths” in both ecclesial and social terms. Churches and many of their people will want to create the Advent Wreaths – that great countdown to Christmas – the enfleshment of God. But outside churches, regular people will be fashioning wreaths for their front doors.

The Artist’s Dilemma

The Artist’s Dilemma

An artist, collaborating with elements, be they words, clay or paints, is entering vulnerable territory when taking up the tools of the trade to make a new thing.  To make a new thing is a vulnerable act that takes enormous courage. And then, even if the book is written or the cup is fired, there are the critics.  Critics abound.

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