Mary jane miller's Blog (58)

WORKSHOP July 15 to 20

Mary Jane Miller is a skilled and generous teacher. The artist who is proficient in oils or acrylics will find the experience of working in the…
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Added by mary jane miller on May 15, 2018 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Art and Image on Amazon

Women in the Catholic Church worldwide continue to seek a more meaningful role in the society and the formation of spiritual life. Despite evidence to indicate that Jesus strongly promoted the dignity and equality of women and that early Christians gave leadership roles to women, the influence of prevailing cultural norms has historically caused the role of Women in the Church to be diminished.…

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Added by mary jane miller on May 15, 2018 at 3:34pm — No Comments

The Dialogue, Peace Between Us

“THE DIALOGUE” has been cleaned and dusted,

and shipped to Houston, Texas

We invited anyone to sign  their name on the back as global residents…

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Added by mary jane miller on March 10, 2018 at 1:39pm — 1 Comment

Lecture in San Miguel Allende

Mary Jane Miller is fast becoming a voice for exploring new attitudes. Miller has been inspired for the past 25 years by the question, “What, besides spiritual awe, does religion tell us about the our human condition and our desire for the divine? Can we still receive guidance from the a worn out Christ story through interpreting ancient images and text in a new light? The answers she finds led to a new faith and hope for new contemporary images based on that…

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Added by mary jane miller on March 8, 2018 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Our new world

Interesting; the micro reflects the macro. Suburbs of most cities are organized for communication and networking. Are we coming to realize its potential inherent in both?... We are all a breath and click away from one another, ENJOY the CHAOS ?…

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Added by mary jane miller on January 31, 2018 at 9:37am — No Comments

Meditation of the day

 
Reminder and look at this before it changes. We have found a place for "The Dialogue" to be installed for the coming year, Open to the public in the Turkish Muslim Center for Interfaith, Houston Texas .…
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Added by mary jane miller on January 21, 2018 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Womens Voices, New book IN LIGHT of WOMEN

 

Women's Voices and their images have been lacking in Christian theology for 2,000 years. The multitude of…

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Added by mary jane miller on January 12, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mend the Hole in the Cosmos

 
Begin a New Year
Magnificent coastlines which have no buildings, and pristine mountain slopes standing naked but for some weathered trees are both visual comfort zones of peace and rest. The fields grow wheat and oats, the sheep and cattle graze on a thick bed of moist green grass. At first…
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Added by mary jane miller on December 25, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coloring books

Ancient Image, Sacred Lines

Coloring books on the market.

This is great resource for your church or school is this book filled with spiritual imagery offering contemporary ideas with an old…

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Added by mary jane miller on November 4, 2017 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Books for Sale

Ancient Image, Sacred Lines

By Mary Jane Miller…

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Added by mary jane miller on September 4, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

ADAM and EVE

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…

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Added by mary jane miller on March 5, 2017 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Contemplate the Stations of the Cross

Lent is upon us

Contemplate the Stations of the Cross

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Added by mary jane miller on February 10, 2017 at 9:04am — No Comments

Painting icons in Lewes Delaware

Windows into Stillness

March 28 to April 1, 2017

Painting icons in Lewes Delaware with Grains of Sand

Most of us have asked at least once, why are we here?…

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Added by mary jane miller on February 2, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Traveling Exhibit Available

Exhibition description 21: Icons

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…

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Added by mary jane miller on January 28, 2017 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Video of the Installation called The Dialogue, By Mary Jane Miller

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.…

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Added by mary jane miller on December 20, 2016 at 10:04am — No Comments

FLORIDA; Workshop in Egg Tempera

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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Added by mary jane miller on December 20, 2016 at 9:04am — No Comments

Advent, Prayer and Contemplation

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.…

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Added by mary jane miller on December 10, 2016 at 2:54pm — No Comments

"Women in Icons: Emerging Voices"

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…

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Added by mary jane miller on August 2, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Playing in the Dirt

RECENTLY PUBLISHED in Faith and Form
The foundation of traditional iconography is experiencing resurgence as it grows and expands to include wider visual theological ideas through the efforts of new iconographers like myself. Clearly one reason icons are important to humanity is housed in their ability to strike at the heart and not at the…
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Added by mary jane miller on June 4, 2016 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Will Old Wine skins filled with New Wine burst?

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…

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Added by mary jane miller on May 13, 2016 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

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