Statue of Julian of Norwich by David Holgate, west front, Norwich Cathedral, England

 

Excerpt from a mid-15th Century publication of Julian’s book



Stained glass window (detail) of Julian of Norwich with a cat, Norwich Cathedral (photo by Jules & Jenny/Wikimedia Commons)

 

An excerpt from Margery Kempe’s autobiography, detailing her visit to “Dame Jelyan,” c. 1440

 

Mother Julian of Norwich, Church of Saints Andrew and Mary, near Langham, England (by Evelyn Simak/Wikimedia Commons)

 

St. Julian’s Church, Norwich, England (by Charles Hutchins/Wikimedia Commons)

 

Title page from a 1907 edition of Julian’s book

 

My husband Paul (shadow) taking a photo of me in the bubble on a snowy, but sunny, day

 

Inside my bubble on an especially snowy Chicago day, with Julian to accompany me

 

“Winter still life” of Amy Frykholm’s book about Julian and my reading glasses inside the bubble

 

One of my cats, Filemon, sunbathing and spending time in the bubble with me

First page of my bubble journal (amusing factual error: bubble was actually 12’x12′)

 
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