Podcast: Henry Ossawa Tanner

On this episode of “Seeking God Thru the Arts” we will be looking at the work of Henry Ossawa Tanner who was an American painter born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1859. I will be joined by Adam Nettesheim who regularly posts to my Facebook page called God thru the Arts.  In our discussion we’ll be…

Practicing Holy Vision

What are the steps for practicing our faith? How can we develop our inner eye so that we might see with renewed strength God’s blessings all around us? Like all of us this week I am reeling from the news of violence in our world…do I need to escape? Should I run and hide myself…

Forty-Day Advent Journey, Week Two at a Glance

Forty-Day Advent Journey Day Eight: Small Gestures Sometimes God uses unexpected people in quiet ways to reach out to us…to comfort us, to tell us He is with us; that He cares….amazing how we forget sometimes that He is always there. Read I Kings 19: 9-12 and think of how God blesses you in quiet…

Caution! and the Great Awakening!

We are often so fearful of upsetting those around us that it can be difficult to find our courage at times…and yet I believe God calls us in surprising ways…and at times these ways may even require us to lose our spirit of timidity. We admire courage in others and we are even attracted to their ability to “throw…

This is it! Learning to step into your moment

Annunciation c. 1475 by Andrea Della Robbia, Glazed Terracotta 210 X 210 cm, Chiesa Maggiore La Verna Sanctuary in Tuscany Apennines. Image courtesy Web Gallery of Art Apostles’ Creed: Week Two “I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only son, our Lord, conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary.” I remember many years…