The Descent of Sophia

The Descent of Sophia - St. Victor Diaries

The Descent of Sophia This painting is a mirror of the ancient Jewish myth of the soul journey known as The Descent of Sophia (the Goddess of Wisdom). As the story goes, Sophia is a perfect spiritual being at bliss in the cosmos representing the soul. But she does not recognize the beauty of her […]

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Raised by Wolves

Raised-By-Wolves - St. Victor Diaries

Raised by Wolves The mistake we most often make in considering the great debate is that it’s between science and religion – it is not. The great debate is between science of the 21st century and science of the 2nd century. Religions rose in response to observation and those same observations formed the science of […]

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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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The Archer

The Archer - St. Victor Diaries

The Archer A couple years ago I was contacted by a bright young woman who was getting her new business off the ground and wanted to talk about commissioning a painting of herself as a warrior/archer on a battlefield with her vanquished foes lying around her, symbolic of her quest and well earned victory. While […]

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When Pigs Fly

When Pigs Fly - St. Victor Diaries

When Pigs Fly Alice begs the question, “How far down the rabbit hole are you willing to go?”Every now and then a simple yet radical idea shakes the very foundations of knowledge. The startling discovery that the world was not flat challenged and ultimately changed the way people perceived themselves and their relationships with the […]

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Lady Gaia

Lady Gaia - St. Victor Diaries

Lady Gaia Lady Gaia is the physical manifestation of our living planet. She is Mother Earth.Lady Gaia’s striped gloves cover the hands of creation. The black and white stripes represent the forces of dark and light, ying and yang, chaos and order which work together to manifest the metamorphism from simple organism to enlightened being […]

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams - St. Victor Diaries

Sweet Dreams This painting is about the strength that arises from facing fear “head on.”The wedding gown brings relationships into focus and its blossoming spread signifies the opening up to life that occurs when we water and give light to those relationships.As her hair tumbles down the front it transforms into a waterfall that feeds […]

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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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Waiting to Fly

Waiting to Fly - St. Victor Diaries

Waiting to Fly There’s an adage that states, “the more we know, the more we know how little is known.” Not much more than 100 years ago, scientists had concluded that Newton was the final word when it came to physics and that we’d learned all there is to know on the subject. One theory, […]

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