April 16, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Easter. Morning.

It is Easter morning, and as the artist He Qi suggests in his marvelous painting, the demons of violence and hatred begin to flee, even as the women who discovered Christ on that first Easter morning begin to awake. Something … Continue reading

April 15, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Holy. Saturday.

Such an amazing painting by Giotto. The angels encircle the body of Jesus. Some cover their ears. Others cover their eyes. Their grief is palpable. His friends have taken him off the cross. They gaze upon his body. Has this … Continue reading

April 14, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Good. Friday.

The dark cross in this painting is massive. It dominates the canvas. It dominates the consciousness of anyone who gazes upon this incredible painting by Georgia O’Keefe. I love this painting. The New Mexico hills look like the backs of … Continue reading

April 13, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Holy. Thursday.

Holy Thursday celebrates one of the great acts of Jesus — He washes  the feet of the disciples. He then commands them to “love one another as I have loved you.” This is the essence of Christ energy — to … Continue reading

April 12, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Holy. Wednesday.

In this painting by William Congdon, “Crucifixion 2,” we encounter the energy of Christ. Not merely a person, in this painting Christ becomes pure energy of creative, transforming love. Christ is a burst of divine energy. It’s one thing to … Continue reading

March 29, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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A. Morning. Prayer.

A Morning Prayer Still dark this morning. The sky is clear. The moon offers itself to us again. Venus is still flickering. The worries of the day have yet to begin. Consider this. This. Consider this today: So much of the … Continue reading