Art Christ Descends Into Hell

Christ Descends Into Hell

A couple of days ago, just as we were experiencing a tiny heatwave up here in Washington State, I saw a church which had a sign saying, “Think it’s hot now? Got God?” I was admittedly amused… after all, summer weather over here in Western Washington is normally very moderate and sunny with lovely blue …

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Art Thanking God in Times of Disaster

Thanking God in Times of Disaster

Thank God! It looks as if the floodwaters that caused so much grief in Texas are finally subsiding. Harvey, now just a tropical storm, is going off to dump more rain on other places… and now? It’s time to take a deep breath and thank God. It may sound crazy to give thanks to God, …

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Art The Floodwaters Subside

The Floodwaters Subside

I, like many Americans, am just stunned looking at the images that are coming from the floods at Texas. It’s just… incredibly scary some of the images that are coming out. And to read tweets from people who are stranded in or on top of their homes with their families? That’s just hard. Yes, I …

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Art Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

This is not artwork, really. But, it is an icon of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and it has such a magnificent story! So, back in the day when Spain took over Mexico, the indigenous people of Mexico were, to put it mildly, not very happy with Spain. At all. Though the Spanish conquered them, they …

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