The Kingdom of God is the archetype of all earthly order. Therefore, investing time in communion with it is like making periodic deposits into the…
Reflections on the difference between paperback and hardback when it comes to marking one's books.
This journal was formerly known as the Apophatic Astronomy Blog, but I decided, since I’m already using that branding for my art (both fine art and…
While it may seem a matter of pure superstition to have imagined a layer of fire covering the outermost reaches of the earth, we do nevertheless know…
This series is a romance of form and symmetry, each piece building on additional layers from previous pieces. Ultimately I wish to interrogate both form…
Nietzsche wrote: “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes…
“Heliotrope” is both a type of flowering plant and a type of mineral. Its Greek etymology means to “turn toward the sun.” In Ovid’s Metamorphosis, the…
Even before I was a religious person I was interested in religious themes. For me, existence is way too wonderful, and way too horrific, to be…
“Bokeh” is a term borrowed from Japanese, to describe the aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus parts of a photograph. The quality of the bokeh I get…
“Let everything that’s been planned come true. Let them believe. And let them have a laugh at their passions. Because what they call passion actually is…
"The less comprehensible it is, the more it is revealed; and the more it is revealed, the less comprehensible it is."~ St Andrew of Crete
Angels, in the traditional Christian cosmology, may be “symmetrical” in a way that sapient physical lifeforms could never be (due to the apparent mutual…