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Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year 2015

    Happy New Year! Please join me in this New Year’s prayer shared with me by a friend: PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR   2015 is your Special Year! Where were you in 2010? How about 2005? Do you remember the new millennium?   We are experiencing a new half decade! You are flying with the wings of humming care. The pages of life flutter […]

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Advent Reflection by Mary Southard, CSJ

Advent Reflection by Mary Southard, CSJ

WE ARE ALL PREGNANT . . . with everything that waits within us that waits to come forth, be released, and be given expression to the world. Recently at a benefit Christmas concert, I was stirred as I heard a young woman sing these  words from a song I’d never heard before: “I will be like Mother Mary with a blessing in my soul . […]

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“Let’s Fall In Love Again”: Remembering a Beautiful Life

"Let's Fall In Love Again": Remembering a Beautiful Life

During this month of Thanksgiving, I have experienced soaring gratitude for the teaching, the presence, and especially the person of Thomas Berry in my life. This November, the world has been celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth, November 9, 1914. Thinkers the world over came to discover and know Thomas Berry’s Great Work, and found it inspiring, comprehensive, challenging, hopeful. Those who were blessed […]

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What We May Be

What We May Be

Of all creatures, only we humans have the capacity to be entranced, to wonder, to fall in love with this stupendous Universe and this glorious Earth! Only we can know how much we are loved by its Source! And only we can be consciously aware of the ONENESS of all creation and of all BEING.

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Meet the Artist!

Meet the Artist!

You are all invited to attend the artist reception for Mary Southard, CSJ to be held Saturday October 25, 2014 from 2:00pm until 4:30pm at the Olcott Gallery of the Theosophical Society in America in Wheaton, Illinois. Light refreshments will be served and Mary will be available to talk with you about her artwork and her creative process. Mark your calendar today so you won’t miss this […]

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Listening To Earth’s Heartbeat

Listening To Earth's Heartbeat

We awaken to a world that is Sacred. We are immersed in the Sacred. A moment of stillness, a quiet pause, and we sense the Presence of the Sacred, an energy alive and pulsing at the heart of every being, at the heart of all creation.

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The Gift

The Gift

Welcome to our new blog! I hope you will enjoy coming to this page periodically. My experience suggests that you, the beholder, are enormously important to my work as an artist. A work of art, whether visual or written, danced or sung, is not “finished” by the one who starts it, but by those who will see it, hear it, behold it—enter into it in some way.

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Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit

Mary Southard will be the featured artist at the Olcott Art Gallery in The Theosophical Society in America – Wheaton IL, Oct – Dec 2014.

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