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AMERICAN ICONOGRAPHY part Two

Dear Fellow Iconographers:

With world catastrophes like the Hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and earthquakes in Mexico, we have so many urgent applications for our prayers during our icon writing practice. 644 more words

Turn My Eyes (Artful Devotion)

Turn my eyes from looking at vanities;
give me life in your ways.

—Psalm 119:37

O Lord, I have heard a good word inviting me to look away to Thee and be satisfied.

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Visual Art

"Do you love me?"

Beside my bed, there is a rendition of the Christ Pantocrator icon — Christ looking ahead at the viewer with an expression of complete knowledge. Each morning, due to its proximity, the Christ Pantocrator is the first clear, complete image that greets me; a fact that is furthered by my terrible eyesight — and the reality that most other objects remain blurry until I put my contacts in for the day. 518 more words