Might we gradually befriend the darkness that we deny? Might we gently enter the slow, the deep, the unknown places we’ve been avoiding?
Painting, I have come to realize, is my dynamic dialogue with the divine. It’s not just God coming to me or through me, but the collaboration of our conversations, that produces a “work of art.” When we’re talking, I do make the effort to listen—but most of the time I catch myself pushing my own agenda. … Continue reading everything
On this morning of giving thanks, 2015, I am most thankful for the questions and the imperatives God has given me over the last two years. They have not received a warm welcome from “the innkeeper” that is me, but— They came anyway. They came, though unwelcome. They came, and I responded with “go away” — “Do you know … Continue reading welcome, welcome, welcome
My painting “The Innkeeper “— created to accompany Alana Levandoski‘s soulful, haunting song by the same name — is taking center stage in my portfolio right now. It started gaining attention on November 7 after Richard Rohr’s daily meditation ended with a link to Alana’s video-divina “The Christ Hymn.” I woke that morning to a number of inquiries about … Continue reading when love calls, will you make room?