Can you acknowledge there is something greater than any of us that keeps the indivisible experience of life connected and complete? Painting with egg tempera and finely ground earth pigments for 25 years has taught me one thing that I think is undeniable. Everything humans do, think, and say is connected to God or Spirit. All living creatures all over the globe found their beginning in a planetary rock placed in space by God. We are here and now because of that one action or intent manifest by ... Read More about All Living Creatures find their Beginning in Stone
Knowledge of God made visible in Jesus the Man Christian art and theology have ascribed to Mary, Mother of Jesus, a holiness that everyday women can not possibly attain. Going step further Life in Christ Miller's new book shakes out some of the startling differences between God made visible in Jesus the Man and Christ within. It may be prudent to take a closer look at how we might better consecrate their legacy to the population in today’s world. The discussions in Life in Christ, will ... Read More about Life in Christ, Miller’s new book
The image of Mary in Iconography, Written in Stone has changed many times throughout centuries of iconography. She has been the blessed diva, the Mother of Jesus gazing into the unknown, and a more human mother, experiencing pain and joy. Mary’s identity has given rise to many doctrinal wars, decrees and debates but her image is more than cult, idol, mystery or divine. She is a fountain grounded in imagery, triggering great reflection and contemplation. I want to introduce you to three new ... Read More about Mary in Iconography, Written in Stone by Mary Jane Miller
Someone once called me a mystic without a monastery; traveling the countryside with a few icons and placing them strategically and comically where you would least expect them. I have learned God creates through us as God is the creator. In truth, my hope is to bring surprise and delight to any observer. My goal is to spark a renewed spiritual relevance for today, new iconography built on old theology. At the age of 40, I innocently attended an icon writing workshop with an orthodox priest. ... Read More about God creates through us as God is the Creator.
In the Gospel of John, it says “the Word of God was made flesh and dwelt among us”. The statement is powerful, if we believe this to be true. Likewise, every word that spills from your mouth has the potential to change and alter the world around you. God’s imagined divinity lives in you. God formed us like himself, to live with the mystery of his love housed within; we have the potential and all we need to nurture either our divinity or our human condition. Our divine condition is continually ... Read More about Imagined Divinity Lives in you