On the Thames

ON THE THAMES

On the Thames , James Tissot This is what I call boating with style!

Cup of Honey

CUP OF HONEY

Cup of Honey , Konstantin Makovsky I know that when John the Baptist ate locusts and wild honey, it was not delivered by an elegant...

 
 
 
Fireworks in Japan

FIREWORKS IN JAPAN

Fireworks in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture , Koichi Hayakawa Be sure to click the photo so you can see it full size. It is really stunning.

DISCOVER A COMPLETE GYMNASIUM FOR THE SOUL

In the book of Psalms there is profit for all, with healing power for our salvation. There is instruction from history, teaching from...

 
 
 
A Movie You Might Have Missed 66:  Loving

A MOVIE YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED 66: LOVING

It's been 11 years since I began this series highlighting movies I wished more people knew about. I'm rerunning it from the beginning...

Juni

JUNI

Juni , Theo Van Hoytema

 
 
 

YOUR WORD IS LIKE A GARDEN, LORD

Your Word is like a garden, Lord, with flowers bright and fair; and everyone who seeks may pluck a lovely cluster there. Your Word...

LIFE BECOMES LITERATURE

In the end, life becomes literature,and literature has meaning because life has meaning.... The world has told us that all our truths...

 
 
 
Worth a Thousand Words: Jupiter's Great Red Spot

WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: JUPITER'S GREAT RED SPOT

Jupiter's Great Red Spot, NASA As Voyager 1 flew by Jupiter, it captured this photo of the Great Red Spot. The Great Red Spot is an...

Baseball Players Practicing

BASEBALL PLAYERS PRACTICING

"Baseball Players Practicing, 1875, Thomas Eakins. Courtesy of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art. Via Wikipedia There...

 
 
 
A Movie You Might Have Missed 65: The Interrupters

A MOVIE YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED 65: THE INTERRUPTERS

It's been 11 years since I began this series highlighting movies I wished more people knew about. I'm rerunning it from the beginning...

Two Laughing Girls

TWO LAUGHING GIRLS

Two Laughing Girls , Pere Borrell del Caso These girls are just adorable. The icing on the cake is trompe l'oeil which fools your eye...

 
 
 

LENT AND EASTER, LIFE NOW AND IN HEAVEN

Because there are these two periods of time - the one that is now is, beset with the trials and troubles of this life, and the other...

CONFESSION - OPENING TO GRACE

Let those who perform works of penance learn from the words of the prophet with what dispositions they must do so, with what zeal,...

 
 
 
The Gulf of Trieste

THE GULF OF TRIESTE

The Gulf of Trieste by Pietro Fragiacomo, c. early 1900s.

IF SCOTT HAS TO LISTEN ONE MORE TIME TO JULIE TELLING THAT JOKE ABOUT FINDING HIDDEN DEPTHS IN JAWS, HE'S GOING TO SHIP OFF WITH CRAZY CAPTAIN QUINT

We discuss the fact that there's more to Jaws than a shark in Episode 284 of a Good Story is Hard to Find : Jaws (1975), directed by...

 
 
 
In the Evening

IN THE EVENING

In the Evening , Edward B. Gordon The colors of the setting sun reflected in one of the many canals in Berlin.

EVENTS OF THE PAST FIND THEIR SPIRITUAL FULFILLMENT IN YOUR JOURNEY TODAY

The ark of the covenant led the people of God across the Jordan. The priests and the Levites halted, and the waters, as though out...

 
 
 
Tawny Owl

TAWNY OWL

Tawny Owl , Remo Savisaar

‘THE PLACE WHERE GOD WOULD BE' - AFTER PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS, PARENTS FIND SUPPORT IN CATHOLIC MINISTRY

“I was alone and sitting with the medical team,” Jane told The Pillar. “They confirmed that baby Emmi had anencephaly and said that...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Where Did All of the Public Benches Go?

Where Did All of the Public Benches Go?

© Kyungsub Shin The design and functionality of public spaces in cities are always under scrutiny. Whether its accessibility to public parks and green spaces, the distance... Read more ...

The Pillars Exhibition / 2050+

The Pillars Exhibition / 2050+

Courtesy of 2050+ architects: 2050+ Location: Brynjulf Bulls plass 3, 0250 Oslo, Norway Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Courtesy of 2050+ Photographs: Annar Bjørgli Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting Tree Art "La Luz" by...

Original Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting Tree Art "La Luz" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Light flows through and around the tree as the sun rises. Descending squares of foil also bring light into the painting. Done in warm yellows, gold, and burnt orange, it is a... Read more ...

Beyond Purely Functional Ceilings: The Possibilities of Modular Felt Systems

Beyond Purely Functional Ceilings: The Possibilities of Modular Felt Systems

HeartFelt® Multipanel. Image Courtesy of Hunter Douglas Architectural Known as the “fifth wall,” a ceiling is the interior overhead surface that covers the upper limit of a... Read more ...

Invisible Architecture Installation / Alsar Atelier + Henry Guadrón

Invisible Architecture Installation / Alsar Atelier + Henry Guadrón

Alsar Atelier architects: Henry Guadrón Location: Bogotá, Colombia Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio Area: 196.0 m2 Read more ...

What's on TV This Week: ‘Endangered' and ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth'

A documentary about the dangers that journalists face airs on HBO. And the Showtime series starring Chiwetel Ejiofor wraps up its first season. Read more ...

The House With No Head or Tail / Experience Studio

The House With No Head or Tail / Experience Studio

Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Deed Studio Area: 180.0 m2 Read more ...

Blackbird Hotel / RDMA

Blackbird Hotel / RDMA

Blackbird Drums. Image Bandung, Bandung City, West Java, Indonesia Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Nilai Asia Photographs: Courtesy of RDMA Area: 112.0 m2 Read more ...

4780 dancer

4780 dancer

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Anderson Road House / BE Architecture

Anderson Road House / BE Architecture

Anderson Rd, Fawkner VIC 3060, Australia Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Victor Vieaux Area: 601.0 m2 Read more ...