Friday, April 24, 2009

The Rosary

The Rosary is a string of prayer beads dedicated to Mary. The beads count a series of prayers associated with the Virgin. The word Rosary originally meant a Garden of Roses.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

white space

Dome Light Filtered

Meaning of the word IMAGE


1. a physical likeness or representation of a person, animal, or thing, photographed, painted, sculptured, or otherwise made visible.
2. an optical counterpart or appearance of an object, as is produced by reflection from a mirror, refraction by a lens, or the passage of luminous rays through a small aperture and their reception on a surface.
3. a mental representation; idea; conception.
4. Psychology. a mental representation of something previously perceived, in the absence of the original stimulus.
5. form; appearance; semblance: We are all created in God's image.
6. counterpart; copy: That child is the image of his mother.
7. a symbol; emblem.
8. the general or public perception of a company, public figure, etc., esp. as achieved by careful calculation aimed at creating widespread goodwill.
9. a type; embodiment: Red-faced and angry, he was the image of frustration.
10. a description of something in speech or writing: Keats created some of the most beautiful images in the language.
11. Rhetoric. a figure of speech, esp. a metaphor or a simile.
12. an idol or representation of a deity: They knelt down before graven images.
13. Mathematics. the point or set of points in the range corresponding to a designated point in the domain of a given function.
14. Archaic. an illusion or apparition.
–verb (used with object)
15. to picture or represent in the mind; imagine; conceive.
16. to make an image of; portray in sculpture, painting, etc.
17. to project (photographs, film, etc.) on a surface: Familiar scenes were imaged on the screen.
18. to reflect the likeness of; mirror.
19. to set forth in speech or writing; describe.
20. to symbolize; typify.
21. to resemble.
22. Informal. to create an image for (a company, public figure, etc.): The candidate had to be imaged before being put on the campaign trail.
23. to transform (data) into an exact replica in a different form, as changing digital data to pixels for display on a CRT or representing a medical scan of a body part in digital form.

im⋅age⋅a⋅ble, adjective
im⋅ag⋅er, noun

1, 12. Image, icon, idol refer to material representations of persons or things. An image is a representation as in a statue or effigy, and is sometimes regarded as an object of worship: to set up an image of Apollo; an image of a saint. An icon, in the Greek or Eastern Orthodox Church, is a representation of Christ, an angel, or a saint, in painting, relief, mosaic, or the like: At least two icons are found in each church. An idol is an image, statue, or the like representing a deity and worshiped as such: a wooden idol; The heathen worship idols. It may be used figuratively: to make an idol of wealth. 2. likeness, figure, representation. 3. notion. 6. facsimile.

Flight by the Creek

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Hermes & his Golden Staff

The symbol most commonly seen for medicine today. In the Ancient Greek world was also symbolic of commerce.

The Spinning Wheel - A Fairy Tale

the swan with the children

one branch

All funds are safe. I would be glad to show you where the currency is flowing. The portfolio is managing well.

mother is coming

coming soon.

Getting ready to dance

The garden is around the back

Grandma is feeding the chickens

Mygrandmother was a wise woman.

She looked after the garden, it was at the back of the house, not the front. Her roses each contained a different poem.

Grandma told me that the paddocks would get very dry before the winter.

Thats why we dance.

the river is bleeding

there's going to be a raindance.