The Mysterious Web : ESSAYS

Nose, Water, Reflection, Art, France

This is a collection about the more serious issues in life. Where do we come from ? Who are we ? Where are we going ? What is God ?

"Thus, when - out of my delight in the beauty of the house of God - the loveliness of the many-coloured gems has called me away from external cares, and worthy meditation has induced me to reflect......."

Suger (1081-1151) Abbot of Saint-Denis: 'De Consecratione'.

"A man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry."

Ecclesiastes ch.8 v.15, King James Bible.

"I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys."

Song of Solomon ch.2 v.1, King James Bible.

Black Psyche in a Translucent Pearl Window

Is Beauty and Truth really necessary, a sort of psychological defence against the end of the world ?.................

So Dark the Con of Man

So dark the con...............

The Blue Lily-of-the-Valley and the Glass Helix

A blue lily-of-the-valley and the return of Christ................what next ?

The Golden Sundew and the Amethyst Anemone

Will tomorrow's heaven never come.......? A treatise on the nature of 'God'.

The Prosaic Chimera

It is the enigma of the universal oxymoron.........

The Tangerine Limo & The Human Corridor

A tangerine limo or a human corridor ?...........

How Green is my Valley : God's Vision of the World

How Green is my Valley : God’s Vision of the World It wouldn’t have come to this if God’s vision of the world had been realized. Perhaps an obvious...