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The Virgin and child with Saints. circa 1513 The virgin and child with Saints. When I sat in National Galllery, London and saw this painting I always wondered which of those Saints were actually in this painting and then I thought if this was the real...

The Venerable Matt Talbot Matt can be considered the patron of men and women struggling with alcoholism. He was born in Dublin, where his father worked on the docks and had a difficult time supporting his family. After a few years of schooling, Matt obtained...

Summer On this Sunday, river flows gently, and everything is hushed and still except the ducks and the sedge-warbler, which has just seen something of interest

The Hermit Poem The old hermit lost his tongue After building his cabin in the woods of “Walking Green Mountain”… He used to smile, Though, as he swept the porch and steps And then continued on down the trail… I followed him for a while Until he stopped...

Die Drei Robbis Fritz hat einen Roboter. Er heisst Robbi. Robbi macht alles, was Fritz sagt. ,,Robbi", sagt Fritz zu seinem Roboter. ,,Du musst heute das Zimmer legen." Robbi legt das zimmer. Und Fritz lauft auf den Hof , er will Fussball spielen. Robbi...

A Monk's day Long before daylight, all the monks went down to the great church to say prayers called Matins. The next service, Lauds, lasted until 2 or 3 o'clock. The monks went back to bed until day-break; then came a service called Prime, followed by...

The Agony in the Garden (circa 1458-60) , Andrea Mantegna When I sat in front of this painting in the National Gallery in London I always wondered why and what Jesus was praying about. I always used to wonder why it was the agony in the Garden when I...

Here is such a clear picture of such clarity to bring this insect alive to our eyes. This was a picture done by the talented @crunchyscallop

Summer A yellow Iris by the edge of the river is in early blossom, some buds opened and others opening. The flower has only three petals; what look like inner petals are really stigmas that fold back,covering the stamens. Those plants spread by their...

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