On icons – 6

REFLECTIONS FOR THE SOUL

The goal of the icon writer is to externalize the sacred tradition and to enable the beholder to enter into the unseen world of the Spirit which transcends and yet interpenetrates the world of matter and flesh . . . The purpose of an icon is to take us into the world of the Spirit, where we can experience the transforming power of divine grace – J. Baggley, Doors of Perception.

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