A friend of mine hearing on my intention to go in and take a look at this exhibition advised me not to. I said, why? Who am I to Judge? We are called as Christians to listen to what others have to say no matter who they are. I can only describe it as a … Continue reading LGBTQ+ Art Exhibition At The National Gallery Of Ireland
It's my Wife's birthday today and she asked me to treat her with a visit to the national gallery of art. Some girls want Birthday cards and diamond rings, but mine will settle for the gift of a visit to something artistic in nature. Being an artist I don't mind that at all even though … Continue reading ART: The Taking Of Christ By Caravaggio (1602)
Image by Dimitris Vetsikas from Pixabay I don't really write poems having more of a history as a songwriter, but I wrote this one this morning. It looks more like a song than a poem. I want to share it with you. Lord, be my guide and help me to changePut new life in these … Continue reading Crucified To The World
Copyright: Stephen McElligott Recently I sold my full frame camera to be able to buy Bus lessons. This has left me with the original camera my wife bought me and only one manual prime lens with a fixed focal length. Although the camera is on its last legs and the electronics in it going haywire, … Continue reading I Went For A Walk With My Camera Today
St.Oliver Plunkett By Stephen Bernard Mc Elligottwww.stephenbernard.org I am a photographer for many years now. In 2018 I undertook a journey in the footsteps of St.Oliver Plunkett subsequently published on a Christian website known as Aleteia. Tomorrow is July 1st his feast day in the Roman Catholic Church. I would like to share this article … Continue reading Photographs: A Pilgrimage In The Footsteps Of St.Oliver Plunkett
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90TFXuXxmbM I'm 19 years old in that photograph. I played guitar, wrote music and performed for much of teenage and early 20's. I've actually played guitar since I was a child. Playing music runs in the family among the men, and naturally, I picked it up also. I always wanted to be the rock star. … Continue reading Why Ending My Music Career Helped Me Enjoy Music For A Change
Why do I like it? I love the sorrow and humility in it. I see myself as every character in the painting. At one point in my life, I was like Christ the betrayed, then the betrayer, and sometimes the soldiers. But there is another character I see myself as.