The Journey

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The Journey “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won and all the fears you have overcome” Helen Keller once said, “although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming […]

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Summer ~ the Faerie Queen

Summer ~ the Faerie Queen “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you” ~ Maori ProverbAt Litha, the summer solstice, the sun is at its highest point in the sky.  Many ancient cultures marked this date as significant, and the concept of sun worship is one nearly as old as mankind […]

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The Wallflower

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The Wallflower Rooted in the cornerNameless flower upon the wallAn unremarkable featureamidst the gardener’s ball. Where wildflowers boldly danceShowing off their bloomsBeckoning the gardenersenticing eager grooms The limelight which they seekIs the light from which she hidesRooted in the cornerAmongst the paper she resides Fragrant sweet bouquets have no place for her to fitHer petals veiled by darknessOf the […]

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Love

Love - St. Victor Diaries

Love God is Love – so it’s been said. It’s also been analyzed that if A equals B, then B equals A. So if God is Love – then Love is God. “Whoa, hold your horses”, says my former evangelical minister. “When it says God is Love, it actually means that God embodies Love, not […]

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Christina the Astonishing

Christina the Astonishing - St. Victor Diaries

Christina the Astonishing Born in Belgium in 1150 and soon orphaned. At the age of 21 Christina suffered a massive seizure after which she was declared dead and said to have visited God who gave her a glimpse of both Purgatory and Hell where she saw numerous friends suffering. She made a deal with God […]

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Le Debutante

Le Debutante - St. Victor Diaries

Le Debutante This painting is about the presentation of the young southern Debutante, a tradition that dresses up a young impressionable and naive child in the false expectations of parents plastered up against the Plexiglas of social acceptance.The humble and barren origins are laid up against a game board on which the girl is positioned […]

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The Martyrdom of St. Cecilia

Martyrdom of St. Cecilia Patron Saint of Music - St. Victor Diaries

The Martyrdom of St. Cecilia A second century Roman known for having the voice of the angels was condemned by the Catholic church for singing the liturgies of which women were not permitted to do. Although she bowed to the churches threats – she was soon accused of heresy for aiding two brothers condemned for […]

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