I want to see Him

Cross-cropped canvas bears a pendant dark Lord   dying into the center space, crown ablaze with reds,       a fore-figure glowing in light-filled fabric   walks toward light on the horizon.       A little girl in pink grabs the...

Dealing with Death

Since my brother’s death I have been in a fugue state of some kind. To be honest, there is a way that the loss of a younger sibling is a cutting off of a life’s connection.   Like the disciples on Holy Saturday, I don’t know where I stand. It’s showing in my...

Malevolent Moon

    In an idyllic town the ambitious moon arouses a predator.     Does the manipulative moon   encourage duplicitous dreams   of adequacy through conquest?                  ...

Two Standards

In the Exercises St. Ignatius of Loyola posits two earthly leaders, both extremely appealing, prototypical heroes.   Their minions carry standards, banners or other symbols of their key principles.  Ignatius proffers the two standards for our consideration of...

Anima Christi

I do love this prayer, Anima Christi, Soul of Christ.             Father Ignatius incorporated it into his life changing “Spiritual Exercises.”   Remember how, when we love someone, it’s got this component of discovery.             Our hands, eyes, mouths go all...