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St. Macarius Icon

It seems strange to me that I am prayerfully painting an icon of St. Macarius while right now in the land where he once lived and taught, Christians are being slaughtered for their faith.  Yet, praying for (and with) these … Continue reading

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St. Macarius: The Lamp of the Desert

What would an Egyptian hermit who has been dead for over 1600 years have to say to us modern people?  This was the question I indignantly muttered to myself when assigned in a workshop to write the icon of St. … Continue reading

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