Monthly Archives: December 2013

If Christmas

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
If Christmas were all about glitter and lights and gifts under a Charlie Brown pine, perched awkwardly, displacing a more permanent resident chair; if it were…

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Icon of the Nativity of the Lord

The Orthodox Christmas icon is a bit different from any depiction of the Nativity of Christ in Western art.   It is a bit strange to our eyes,  lacking the sentiments and techniques that we are used to seeing.  It … Continue reading

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