Today, I share with you an article I wrote for Columbia Theological Seminary, titled “The Holy Gaze of Art”
The Holy Gaze of Art
Have you ever let words fall away?
I don’t mean a week long silent retreat or a time of quiet meditation in your day.
Rather, have you ever placed books, articles, podcasts, news and teachings of others aside to deeply listen in to your personal wisdom for a stretch of time?
As a lifelong lover of words and knowledge, I’m naturally a seeker of revelation.
With anticipation, I can hardly wait for who the next revelation will come from — will a friend speak exactly what I need to hear?
Will a pastor’s poignant sermon fall upon my heart and bring tears?
Will an author share thoughtful words that shift my perspective on something I was formerly closed to?
I’ve been trained to believe the experts know more than I do; the truth lives outside my bones.
Then, there I find myself — at the crossroads of spirituality and creativity; an inner pilgrimage beckons – to discover the knowing I hold.
Is there anything unexpected in the birth narrative of Christ? Let’s find out! As Advent approaches, you are invited to claim your inner communion with Mother, Spirit, Child and unwrap the gift of awe! This Zoom painting course takes place over five weeks and begins November 9th. Read all the details HERE!