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The Iron Maiden

Lee van LaerAug 28, 20154 min read

Detail from The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch, The Prado, Madrid I think we tend to create inward forms of our own — adopted, that…

Giving Thanks, by Tracy Cochran

Giving Thanks, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranNov 21, 20165 min read

George Inness, The Home of the Heron, oil on canvas, 30 by 45 inches, The Art Institute of Chicago, Edward B. Butler Collection, 1893 “Today we have…

The Ladder of Heavenly Unity, by Sister Joanna

The Ladder of Heavenly Unity, by Sister Joanna

Sister JoannaOct 31, 201619 min read

Watching the Wild Things, by Tracy Cochran

Watching the Wild Things, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranApr 28, 201910 min read

Seated Kuan Yin. Late fourteenth-fifteenth century. Dry lacquer, gold and paint. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Movie going as spiritual practice At moments I wished I’d picked a different film. The…

Determination, by Tracy Cochran

Determination, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranSep 7, 20167 min read

[caption id="attachment_5024" align="aligncenter" width="911"] Lawren Harris (Can. 1885-1970), Beaver Swamp, Algoma, 1920, oil on canvas. “If we could surrender to Earth’s intelligence, we would rise up rooted, like trees.” ―Rainer…





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