Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: pilgrim

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Look at the calendar: today is October 31, 2013. How time flies! In 2008, Osifu published his first gatha “Chaotianmen Praise” on the internet, and it has been more than 5 years in a flash.  Five years ago, Osifu was a lonely walker, and now with you. Five years ago, Osifu was a lonely gardener, […]

38_66 Headpiece to Zechariah by Sarah van Niekerk

Wood engraving by Sarah van Niekerk (British 1934-2018) in The Reader’s Digest Bible (illustrated edition) 1990

Phillip Medhurst presents 232/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Disciples Admire York the Buildings of the Temple Mark 13:1-2. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 21.4 x 29.4 cms. Brooklyn Museum New.

Phillip Medhurst presents 232/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Disciples Admire the Buildings of the Temple Mark 13:1-2. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. After a painting now in the Brooklyn Museum, New York; photogravure from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ … . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par […]

Aquero (Lourdes)

 

Within this cave I heard “That Thing”

Disclosing how our prayers

Could kindle light, transfiguring

Those crippled by their cares.

 

And thus re-made, a sluggish flow

Could spring to healing spate.

Old bones could pave the way to show

Changed flesh, immaculate.

 

Illumined by the moon, the night

Revealed to preternatural sight

An azure cincture round the earth

As clay, by grace, brought Hope to birth.