Tag: Rome

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Mary at San Teodoro

Sometimes you side-eye them, but you allow love to change you anyway. Photo of Virgin Mary icon at San Teodoro in Rome, Italy.


Basilica Ceiling

I didn’t fix my eyes on one thing. But then, I tend to do that a lot. Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Rome, Italy


Large Head in Store

There are shops that sell things that you always think you need.  For instance, there could be a reality where I have giant head in my house. But it is probably more profitable for me to imagine uses for this head than to collect… Continue Reading “Collecting”

Our Lady of Accurate Translation

Mary at St Peters

I spoke with an Italian in English.  I felt self-centered when she asked me to slow down a little bit.  I was thinking I should have been more mindful and done that anyway. It’s easy to be overseas and “forget where you are” and think… Continue Reading “Our Lady of Accurate Translation”


Streets like snakeskin

I liked the roads in Rome that made it seem like you were being invited some place if you just keep your eyes ahead of you. Now, I look at the picture and I keep seeing a snakeskin road and something about that seems inviting,… Continue Reading “Snakeskin”

Rare Colors

Maria was our iconographer who uses only color in nature.