Life in the crook of the elbow Turning to, consenting to and being moved by God. Aware of what has been. Awake to what is becoming. And present to the crook — the in between.
Originally published 4/19/17. I created this piece as a part of my Good Friday observance in 2017. It’s gesso and acrylic on top of a 7″ x 7″ wooden plaque I received as a gift in 1977. Underneath my image of crucifixion leading to new life is the Goethe quote: Nothing should be more highly prized … Continue reading life in death
Originally published 2/22/18. Today I will mail a copy of Inner Landscapes to Germany. As a friend reminded me, “messages in bottles.” Release and allow. Another way to look at it — sowing seeds in darkness. The mystery of how and when the seeds take root, send up shoots, and bear fruit is the gift of creation. … Continue reading permeable edges
A defining characteristic of my work and my process is layering — Letting one layer at a time reveal itself to me — pausing to take it in —asking it “what next?” — resting in its response — letting go of it — losing myself in it — But mostly — Waiting with it. Waiting with it, and … Continue reading jacob’s light