Bendy, pliable tubes of paint
rolled up from the bottom, are stored in the open—
in a pile, acrylic, canvas, brushes, water pots
stand next to sketches waiting on
the vision—cave-like muse
to blend the elements of bold contemplation,
with the sweat of inspiration—
the stuff of a masterpiece, or illustration
of what it means to see the world
within, through art.
Art is one of the many means we seek to slow down, to contemplate the other side of life. To pause, grow still, through whatever wholesome medium we choose, is one way we grow and expand our inner life, increasing our spiritual capacity. Come to know God in a deeper way. This is a truth I explore in my new book, “Longings of the Soul, a poetic response.”
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