Author Archives: Matthew Green

About Matthew Green

I am an origami artist and photographer (and teacher of both), a blogger, a freelance translator, former philosophy professor, and I love to sing. You can see my photos on Flickr and buy prints of some of them on Fine Art America. You can find me on Instagram, Twitter (@mehjg), and in various and sundry other social media sites on the web.

God is Good (and so is vacation)!

God has been consistently, amazingly good to me. God’s plans can be strange, unexpected, unfathomable, and/or painful at times, but God’s goodness is boundless. Sometimes I ask myself why God takes such good care of me and answers my prayers … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Sign, Because Humility Just Isn’t on Our Agenda

Originally posted on Biltrix:
Am I my brother’s keeper? When I give tours at the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York, I like to stop by this paining and not say a word. Eventually, someone asks, “What’s this painting about?”…

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Praying for the Legion of Christ’s General Chapter

It isn’t a secret I have not been overly optimistic about the success of the Legion of Christ’s ongoing General Chapter.  I want things to go well, but over the past three years time and again I have read and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s been a while since I posted. So much has happened in my life over the past several months that it’s been hard to find the time to sit down and write something… but I can’t let this occasion pass … Continue reading

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World Origami Days, day 7: Hurray for the Red Sox!

  Origami red socks designed and folded by me (one square each), in celebration of our World Series champions!!! The sock design is a no brainer, really. The challenge would be to make both socks out of one sheet of … Continue reading

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World Origami Days, day 6: Origami Jack O’Lanterns

  Designed and folded by me, although both designs (yes, there are two, with slightly different results in the details) are so simple someone else may have documented them first!

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World Origami Days, Day 5: Horned Mask

  Designed and folded by me. Halloween is just around the corner!

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