Tag: graffiti

By the Anguish and Love

(Note: This post was made before my conversion from the Roman church to Eastern Orthodoxy, and the calendar and prayers reflect as much.) Posted in honor of the feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows, September 15th (Also celebrated the Friday before Good Friday).

The Married Saints

(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) “I am longing to be near you, my dear Louis. I love you with all my heart, and I feel my affection so much more when you’re not here with me. It would be impossible for me to live apart from you.” […]

Madonna Lactans

(Featured image: From the 2016 series. After Bernardino Luini’s Nursing Madonna.) “Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!” -Luke 11:27 In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the icon of the Galaktotrophousa, or “milk-giver”, is celebrated on July 3rd (and/or January 12th). From the marvelous blog A Reader’s Guide to Orthodox Icons:

The Wayfarer Dragged Himself Beyond the Hostile City

These are selections from a 2007-10 street art series, the theme of which was “small things.” At the time it seemed to me that so much of street art was either macho and bombastic, or had a sense of forced cuteness. I wanted to focus on the theme of the small while avoiding a twee […]

And All Manner of Things Shall Be Well

(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) May 13th is the Feast Day of Julian of Norwich: 14th century mystic, theologian, anchoress, and author of the first English language book known to have been written by a woman.

All Covered with Blood and Wounds

(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) This post is in honor of Our Sorrowful Mother, whose feast is observed both September 15th as well as the Friday before Good Friday.