Beauty is Truth and Truth Beauty

jesusonbeach

Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? The Jesus on the Beach picture prompted a lot of discussion, and I was surprised how many of my readers liked it. Those who did, expressed admiration for the sentiments expressed in the picture, and were clearly inspired by the famous ‘footprints in the sand’ poem. However, [Read More...]

Pentecost!

pentecost

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A Medieval Madonna Caught My Eye

Notre Dame de la Brune

Twenty five years ago a medieval Madonna caught my eye and captured my heart. Notre Dame de la Brune is a restored Romanesque image of the Blessed  Mother. It is in the North aisle of the Abbey church of St Philibert in Tournus, France. This church is a fantastic example of Burgundian Romanesque. You can find [Read More...]

Annunciation

annunciation-merode

Why did those Flemish painters place the Biblical scenes in contemporary dress and scene? Because they wanted to say that the Biblical truths are as alive and real today here and now as they were two thousand years ago. Today the miracle of the Incarnation of the Son of God is a vital and dynamic [Read More...]


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