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It would be nice if we could all keep Christmas and Easter in our hearts every day, all year, wouldn’t it? Only that’s not the way it is for me, I know. I think my way of living into the Resurrection is to make art that invokes the feeling of that stone being…(Read More)

One Day Of A Life


Maybe any one day of a life, even the most humdrum, has in it something of the mystery of that life as a whole. (Read more here.) Image above (and on front-page mastheads): Electronic iPad image created by Rev. Dr. Marty Carney from his oil painting after the 1950 woodcut by Fritz Eichenberg, “Christ…(Read More)



Image above (and on front-page mastheads): Sacrifice by Sherry Byrd…(Read More)

She Said “Yes”


She knelt beside the neatly planted rows of cumin, dill, and mint. The clear March sky was bright; a flock of birds flew high. She pinched a leaf; then, suddenly, she froze — a voice had spoken. There was no one there. It spoke a second time; she looked around. “How can this be?” she…(Read More)

Through One Window


  While sitting in the doctor’s office, I was intrigued by the sky as seen through a rectangular window. The clouds were skittering by, yet the telephone wires remained in the same position. There became a visual connection between this view and how I reflected on people praying while at the doctor’s office…the…(Read More)

Beauty At Hand


Seen above, left (and on front-page mastheads): Grandmother’s Spoon; middle: The Fork That Will Not Stab; and right: Knife for P, from the Artifacts II series by Roz Dimon…(Read More)



HAPPY IS THE ONE WHO walks otherwise Than in the manner of the heedless Who stands otherwise Than in the way of the twisted Who does not sit in the seat of the scornful But finds delight in the loveliness of things And lives by that pattern all day and all night… Image above (and…(Read More)

Today Just now Always so Truly so The light will come out of the darkness Out of all the struggles a great light will come A new you too In the harshest cold the weather is sunny We mourn with those who experience the hardships of winter, may we commit to help them The eye…(Read More)



Image above and on front-page mastheads: Christmas Morning by Virginia Wieringa…(Read More)

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