Changing the slant and interpretation of byzantine style iconography does not threaten the history of Christian thought. Gazing at an icon influences a profound effect on humanity. There is potential in a well written byzantine style icon to open our heart and mind. Contemporary Christians are on an endless journey of watching their consciousness unfold in an effort to find the divine. Mary Jane Miller knows and has experienced that unfolding, as she tries through this ancient technique to preserve a continuous interpretation of who God might be.