My experience with the organized Church is a challenge and a testing ground, not always validating and not always encouraging but it has a valued place in my heart. I try to focus mostly on the way it exposes the great divinity in all of us.
Franciscan Mysticism: I Am That Which I Am Seeking.
Icon painting has taught me, God is not “A” being but BEi-ng itself. Icon Painting has influenced how I seek myself in all things and that self is the same self within all of creation. I have spoken before about lemons, they teach us just by being lemons, through their image, existence and essence, their ‘BE-ing’. Icon painting is the same.