Through whom God walks burning

We sat around the table tonight in the artist's studio, collaging photocopied icons of the Madonna and child onto canvas board, cutting words from magazines, layering images, painting, covering in encaustic wax. The pressing question for me for that two hours was how much gold paint was gaudy, and how much simply got the point [...]

Liturgy and Sexuality: The Lord Be With You

"The Lord be with you." "And also with you." These words are a beginning. These words in the liturgy gather us to attention, and prepare us for an encounter. Sometimes spoken at the beginning of worship to quiet a room before prayer, they're most well-known as the opening words of the Eucharistic liturgy. I was [...]