Cherry Winkle Moore, MFA, MDiv
Minister of Fine Arts
Making Divine Images Visible
Cherry Winkle Moore is a visual artist and a hospice chaplain. Cherry has a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting, drawing and printmaking from the University of Alabama. Later she completed a Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis in pastoral care. Cherry sometimes says that in her case the MFA stands for Minister of Fine Arts and the MDiv stands for Making Divine Images Visible.
Cherry has a son, Judson, who is a Citizen of the World. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Kyrgyzstan) and has traveled widely. You can read about his adventures at judsonlmoore.com. Her other son, Lew, lives in Heaven.
Cherry was ordained to the gospel ministry in 2000 by Emmanuel Baptist Church in Alexandria, Louisiana and is endorsed as a hospice chaplain by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.
Although Cherry is employed by Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas the views expressed here are her own and not those of the agency or of any agency or of any person or organization affiliated or doing business with the agency.
Recently I got a glimpse of my son, Lew, in Heaven. It has given me a lot of joy.read more
This retreat was led by Ian Cron and Luci Shaw. On Saturday morning we were given a time of silence with the instructions to go to water. Look at water. Listen to water. Here’s some of what I heard and saw and thought during that time.
Later when many of us shared what we had written or thought or (in one case) filmed, someone said, “Never doubt the power of the artist prompt”. I don’t think I will any more.read more
Have you experienced a “grief burst”? If you have ever experienced a significant loss, you probably have.
I had an unexpected one this week.read more