I signed up for Al Tirado's digital magazine in San Miguel Allende, for this December issue.
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Bishop William Gregg at St Paul's Anglican in San Miguel Allende gave another insightful sermon, first week in Lent. The first reading was from Genesis.
The silly story we all know about snakes and trees and perfection. What did Eve and all of humanity get invited to learn from that sneaky snake who suggested eating from the tree of good and evil would change things for the better. This archetypal story illustrates the movements of the human heart and mind in a simple…Continue
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Windows into Stillness
Most of us have asked at least once, why are we here?…Continue
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This exhibition is designed to celebrate the history and message of Mary through iconography, highlighting her ancient image with a contemporary brushstroke.
Mary is more than a Modanna and child, she can expand the heart to realize love is…Continue
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The concept is simple, we can live with the diversity of faith all the while knowing one day we will come to realize we are of the same mind, one of love, Make this year inclusive with less criticism and more understanding . We are 8 billion people trying to get along, the room for error is enormous and the room for love is divine.…Continue
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The Art center is an amazing facility and one worth exploring. The reasons to take workshop are many.
Taught as a meditation in a prayerful atmosphere, this retreat/workshop will lead participants to enter the world of painting an icon, while observing the mind as a window to the Divine.
This Art Workshop…
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The focus on Advent first and follow into the Christmas season. What does it mean to come into the world, and the spiritual life which is activated as a result? Centering prayer, contemplative prayer and the prayer of quiet are helpful ways to explore your interior, in an effort to open ourselves to listening to God and remembering whose we are.…Continue
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St Paul's Anglican Church on Calazada de Cardo #6 will present a rare opportunity to spend time with Mary Jane Miller, a full time resident of San Miguel who has 20 years experience creating classic iconography. She will casually discuss the ancient technique of egg…Continue
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When Jesus was walking around the Mediterranean landscape the social conditions were not all that different than today. Societies struggled with changing family and gender roles, sexual controversy, local resistance to unprecedented political power; tyranny and prejudice were rampant. Christianity was a budding cult, unifying varied beliefs and behaviors under one theology of shared love. I am talking about 100 to 400 AD, before the church became…Continue
Valentin my dear husband called to me to come down and see what he found tucked in to the side of the mountain. It was a small little church, or shall I say, what was left of it. It had only two walls standing and no roof but there in front of me was a faded holy of holies exposed to Gods abundant air and sky. The holy of holies is the place the…Continue
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Designed as a traveling installation, The Dialogue Project has recently been installed just outside San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, a community renowned for its art and spirituality. This extraordinary work of art encourages viewers to pause and listen again to eternal truths shared by many which hold insights for peace on earth. 27 images of great thinker, religions, philosophies and beliefs encompassing 5,000 years of human…Continue
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Remember this attempt at peace making? creating Art for peace and then looking for a location.
SHORT 2 MINUTE FILM…Continue
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The Painted Icons of a Self-Taught Iconographer By Mary Jane Miller
For two millenniums icons have encouraged vibrant soul transformation through image and prayer.The Orthodox Church used this method of image and prayer as a teaching tool for the community while illustrating their doctrine. It is said that the first icon painters, called iconographers,…Continue
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