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A Calm Like the Kiss of a Mother

A Calm, Like the Kiss of a Mother

11×14″ acrylic on canvas panel June 17, 2013 Buy original Buy print Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s Phantastes: “A blessing, like the kiss of a mother, seemed to alight on my soul; a calm, deeper than that which accompanies a hope deferred, bathed my spirit…. telling me, like a little sick child, […]

Mothers are Worth Fighting For

Mothers Are Worth Fighting For

11×14″ acrylic on canvas February 6, 2013 Buy original Buy prints Title take from a line in George MacDonald’s Lilith.

St. Augustine in His Study

St. Augustine in His Study

11×14″ acrylic on canvas February 7, 2013 Inspired by the following passage from Augustine’s Confessions (11.2.3): “Lord, perfect me, and open those pages to me. Behold, your voice is my joy, your voice is above a flood of pleasures…. Do not forsake your gifts, and do not despise this your plant which thirsts for you.”

People of the Book: Loving For the Sake of that Toward Which We Are Carried

People of the Book: Loving For the Sake of that Toward Which We Are Carried

16×16″ acrylic on canvas February 7, 2013 Inspired by the following passage from Augustine’s On Christian Doctrine: “The plenitude and the end of the Law and of all the sacred Scriptures is the love of a Being which is to be enjoyed and of a being that can share that enjoyment with us… We should […]

The Winter is Past, the Time of Singing Has Come

The Winter is Past, the Time of Singing Has Come

16×16″ acrylic on canvas January 29, 2013 My beloved spoke, and said to me: “Rise up, my love, my fair one, And come away. For lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; The time of singing has come.” Solomon 2:10-12 For Ferg, Jane, & Nehemiah […]