• Spiritual Art,  Uncategorized,  Visual Meditations

    Panagia… visual Meditation

    My recent painting “Panagia”  (pronounced pan-a-yee-ah), the feminine form of the ‘All-Holy,’ is inspired by my visit to the Paliani convent on Crete while on a Goddess Pilgrimage with Carol Christ. I am not a Christian, however for me, along with many, Mary is the archetypal mother. She further represents the Divine Feminine, while for some she is the feminine face of God. Mother Mary reminds me that even within the confines of patriarchy–and within traditions we may be ideologically opposed to–‘She’ is present. My intention was to capture a mother’s deep love for her child, while at the same time acknowledging mothers who have lost a child, those who…