My Holy Orders

Collage and other artwork By Sandra Marcom Carlman

Consider Those Honest of Heart

  Four generations of my family with text from Nan C. Merrill's Psalms for Praying, Psalm 37.  "Consider those honest of heart; they leave a rich inheritance to their children."

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

Let All the Fragmented Parts

 

         

"Let all the fragmented parts of my being gather around You, help me to face them one by one.  Love's healing presence will mend all that has been broken;  I shall once again be made whole."  From Nan C. Merrill's Psalms for Praying, Psalm 7. 

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45. 

My Body and My Mind May Fail

          

"My body and my mind may fail, but You are the strength of my heart and my joy forever."  From Nan C. Merrill's Psalms for Praying, Psalm 73.   A photo of my mother two years before her death at age 95. 

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45. 

O Fountain of Life

 

         

"O fountain of life and infinite grace, unaltered by time, unhindered by space.

Immortal wellspring of holiness and peace; eternal, infinite love without cease.

Be there to calm my final breath, and light the way to life through death." 

                                                                              Michael Forster

 Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

 

Take Time to Dwell

            

Statue of Mary and the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris with text from Nan C. Merrill'sPsalms for Praying, Psalm 34.  "Take time to dwell in the Silence.  Become a peaceful presence in the world."

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45. 

Who Will Come to the Banquet

Images from space with drawing overlaid.  "Who will come to the banquet, the feast of heaven here on earth?"  Nan C. Merrill, Psalms for Praying, Psalm 89.

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print , matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45. 

Take Them in Remembrance

            

From the Book of Common Prayer: "Take them in remembrance that Christ died for you, and feed on him in your hearts by faith, with thanksgiving."

 Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print , matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45. 

The Gift

            

From Psalm 89 in Nan C. Merrill's book, Psalms for Praying: "The gift you sent to teach us love invites us to eternal life."

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print , matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

I Will Put My Law Within Them

"I will put my law within them.  I will write it on their hearts.  I will be their God and they shall by my people.  They shall know me . . . for I will forgive their iniquity and remember their sin no more."  Jeremiah 31:33-34

Collaged heart-shape, with cruciform and architectural detail.  Words in background are from the account in Exodus of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print , matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

God is Beyond Any Form or Image

CNASA space photo melded with Giotto's Crucifixion and this quote from Sue Monk Kidd's Traveling with Pomegranates:  "God is beyond any form or image, but . . . I need an image in order to relate . . . . How do you become intimate with Divine Reality?  Or the Absolute?"  Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

A Lamp to My Feet

Text from Psalm 119:105.  Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

All of Life is Sacred Gift

My first granddaughter, held by her great grandmother, with the text taken from  Nan C. Merrill's Psalms for Praying, Psalm 50. Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

Quiet Us

 

"Quiet us, O Silent Speaker that out of the still spaces we may hear your Voice," from Psalm 106 in Nan C. Merrill's Psalms for Praying.  The silhouette is Sacre Coeur in Paris.

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45. 

Where I Have Come From

My daughter and first grandchild with a NASA photo as background.  Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.

When Our Days on Earth Are Ended

             

"When our days on Earth are ended, You welcome us home to your Heart, to the City of Light, where time is eternal and days are not numbered."  From Psalm 90 in Nan C. Merrill's Psalms for Praying. I used my painting (found in the Psalms Gallery) as the starting point for this digital collage.

Available in print in either of two sizes, 8"x10" print, matted to fit in an 11" x 14" frame for $35, or 13" x 19" print matted to fit in an 18"x 24" frame for $45.  

Welcome

Featured Products

No featured products

Newest Members