“A Symphony of Grace, Amidst Singing Winds”
(Picture Source: Heidi Holt, www.HeidiHoltSculpture.com)
Over the next few weeks I’m going to be hosting a few great guest posters here on the blog, as well as posting some news about developments coming in the new year.
Today I’m delighted to have Deanne Welsh guest posting for me. Deanne is an excellent writer, who writes poetically and with a tender heart, and has an important message to share with us all, I know you’re going to be blessed by her writing today.
I rest my hand against my throat to feel my pulse, momentary indentation quickly filled. The human body, this form of flesh, intrigues me. Bone structure and muscles allowing me to stand, move, reach and touch. Eyes, these tinted windows, filter light and shadow into transmissions my brain interprets as pictures with depth, color and texture.
When I read, listen to, or view art, my heart constricts, weighted down and then filled. Crushed by my aloneness and yet feeling the pull of a thousand strings that open my heart, connecting me to the artist and humanity.
When I connect deeply to a piece of art, I feel a sense of ownership over it.
Although man was created in the image of God, our process of creating, unlike God’s, is messy, filled with distractions, false starts and detours. A sculpture artist confided in me that Read the rest of this entry →